cavalier servente

[kah-vah-lyer ser-ven-te]

noun, plural ca·va·lie·ri ser·ven·ti [kah-vah-lye-ree ser-ven-tee] /ˌkɑ vɑˈlyɛ ri sɛrˈvɛn ti/. Italian.

a lover; suitor.

Origin of cavalier servente

literally, serving cavalier
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