Definition of serviette noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsɜːviˈet//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɜːrviˈet//
(British English) At the dining table
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a piece of cloth or paper used at meals for protecting your clothes and cleaning your lips and fingers synonym napkin See related entries: At the dining table Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Old French, from servir ‘to serve’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: serviette