servitor

[sur-vi-ter]
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noun
  1. a person who is in or at the service of another; attendant.
  2. a glass worker who blocks the gather and does the preliminary blowing of glass for the gaffer.

Origin of servitor

1300–50; Middle English servitour < Anglo-French < Late Latin servītor, equivalent to Latin servī(re) to serve + -tor -tor
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servitor

noun
  1. archaic a person who serves another

Word Origin for servitor

C14: from Old French servitour, from Late Latin servītor, from Latin servīre to serve
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