dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered(adj)
(used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
"dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"
An intermediate stage in an ecosystem prior to advancing to the point of being a climax community.
1867 CE: Henry Lonsdale, The worthies of Cumberland
Origin: From seer, from sear.
[OE. seer, AS. sear (assumed) fr. searian to wither; akin to D. zoor dry, LG. soor, OHG. sor/n to to wither, Gr. a"y`ein to parch, to dry, Skr. /ush (for sush) to dry, to wither, Zend hush to dry. Ã152. Cf. Austere, Sorrel, a.] Dry; withered; no longer green; -- applied to leaves.
dry; withered. Same as Sear
Origin: [OE. seer, AS. ser (assumed) fr. serian to wither; akin to D. zoor dry, LG. soor, OHG. sorn to wither, Gr. a"y`ein to parch, to dry, Skr. ush (for sush) to dry, to wither, Zend hush to dry. 152. Cf. Austere, Sorrel, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Same as Sear.
sēr, adj. (obs.) separate, several, many.
sēr, n. (obs.) a claw.
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The numerical value of sere in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of sere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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