Pronunciation: (mē'nē-ul, mēn'yul), [key]
1. lowly and sometimes degrading: menial work.
2. servile; submissive: menial attitudes.
3. pertaining to or suitable for domestic servants; humble: menial furnishings.
1. a domestic servant.
2. a servile person.
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