sericterium

noun

ser·​ic·​te·​ri·​um
ˌse(ˌ)rikˈtirēəm
plural sericteria
-ēə

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek sērikon silk, from neuter of sērikos silken

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sericterium was in 1826

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“Sericterium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sericterium. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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