famulus

[fam-yuh-luh s]

Origin of famulus

1830–40; < Latin: servant, slave; cf. family
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British Dictionary definitions for famulus

famulus

noun plural -li (-ˌlaɪ)
  1. (formerly) the attendant of a sorcerer or scholar

Word Origin for famulus

C19: from Latin: servant
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