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English definition of “serviette”


noun [C]     /ˌsɜː.viˈet/ US  /ˌsɝː-/ UK
a square piece of cloth or paper used while you are eating for protecting your clothes or cleaning your mouth and fingers → Synonym napkinTable linen and accessories
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