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famulus

[fam-yuh-luh s] /ˈfæm yə ləs/
noun, plural famuli
[fam-yuh-lahy] /ˈfæm yəˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a servant or attendant, especially of a scholar or a magician.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Latin: servant, slave; cf. family
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British Dictionary definitions for famulus

famulus

/ˈfæmjʊləs/
noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ)
1.
(formerly) the attendant of a sorcerer or scholar
Word Origin
C19: from Latin: servant
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