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Syllabification: ser·vi·ette
Pronunciation: /ˌsərvēˈet

Definition of serviette in English:


British & Canadian
A table napkin.
Example sentences
  • It was so dry that I chickened out and wrapped it up in a serviette for home consumption.
  • As a result our paper serviettes were useless by the time we reached a table.
  • We would have appreciated serviettes but thought this was probably an oversight.


late 15th century: from Old French, from servir 'to serve'.

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