Definitions for seresɪər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. dry; withered.

Origin of sere:

bef. 900; OE sēar, c. MLG sōr


  1. a stage in an ecological succession of plant communities.

    Category: Ecology

Origin of sere:

1915–20; extracted from series , or < L serere to join in a series

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. sere(Noun)

    An intermediate stage in an ecosystem prior to advancing to the point of being a climax community.

  2. sere(Adjective)

    Without moisture.

    1867 CE: Henry Lonsdale, The worthies of Cumberland

  3. Origin: From seer, from sear.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sere(adj)

    [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.

  2. Sere(adj)

    dry; withered. Same as Sear

  3. Sere(noun)

    claw; talon

Anagrams of sere

  1. Erse

  2. Rees


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