se·​rai sə-ˈrī How to pronounce serai (audio)

Word History


Turkish & Persian; Turkish saray mansion, palace, from Persian sarāī mansion, inn

First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of serai was in 1609

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Cite this Entry

“Serai.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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