ser·​al ˈsir-əl How to pronounce seral (audio)
: of, relating to, or being an ecological sere

Examples of seral in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One reason is that early seral landscapes are becoming rare. Warren Cornwall, Science | AAAS, 5 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of seral was in 1916

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Cite this Entry

“Seral.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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