Sere meaning

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Withered; dry.

Sere vegetation at the edge of the desert.

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The definition of a sere is a group of organisms that come to life in a community until the conditions change.

An example of a sere is a community of dinosaurs.

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Dried up; withered.
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Sere means old or dried up.

An example of something sere is a landscape of dead flowers.

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The entire sequence of ecological communities successively occupying an area from the initial stage to the climax.
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The plant and animal communities that occur successively in a region and result in a climax.
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The entire sequence of ecological communities successively occupying an area from the initial stage to the climax community.
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Without moisture.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
    But with its sound it shook the sails / That were so thin and sere.

1867 CE: Henry Lonsdale, The worthies of Cumberland.

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An intermediate stage in an ecosystem prior to advancing to the point of being a climax community.
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(obsolete) Claw; talon.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of sere

  • Middle English from Old English sēar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From series

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English seer(e), from Old English sÄ“ar.

    From Wiktionary

  • French serre

    From Wiktionary