noun, plural famuli [fam-yuh-lahy] .
a servant or attendant, especially of a scholar or a magician.

1830–40; < Latin: servant, slave; cf. family

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famulus (ˈfæmjʊləs)
n , pl -li
(formerly) the attendant of a sorcerer or scholar
[C19: from Latin: servant]

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