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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 me·nial /ˈminiəl, njəl/
 (a.)適合僕人做的,卑微的僕人

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Men·ial a.
 1. Belonging to a retinue or train of servants; performing servile office; serving.
    Two menial dogs before their master pressed.   --Dryden.
 2. Pertaining to servants, esp. domestic servants; servile; low; mean; as, menial tasks. Menial offices.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Men·ial, n.
 1. A domestic servant or retainer, esp. one of humble rank; one employed in low or servile offices.
 2. A person of a servile character or disposition.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 menial
      adj : used of unskilled work (especially domestic work) [syn: humble,
             lowly]
      n : a domestic servant [syn: dogsbody]