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serviette (n.)

"table napkin," late 15c., from Old French serviette "napkin, towel" (14c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps from past participle of servir "to serve" (see serve (v.)). Primarily Scottish at first; re-introduced from French 1818.

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Definitions of serviette from WordNet

serviette (n.)
a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing;
Synonyms: napkin / table napkin
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