[ sur-vahyt ]
/ ˈsɜr vaɪt /

noun Roman Catholic Church.

a member of an order of mendicant friars, founded in Florence in 1233, engaged in fostering devotion to the Virgin Mary.

Origin of Servite

From the Medieval Latin word Servītēs, dating back to 1540–50. See serve, -ite1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for servite