ser·​al | \ ˈsir-əl How to pronounce seral (audio) \

Definition of seral

: of, relating to, or being an ecological sere

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Recent Examples on the Web One reason is that early seral landscapes are becoming rare. Warren Cornwall, Science | AAAS, "Why does this famous protector of trees now want to cut some down?," 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of seral

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Seral.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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