se·​rin | \ sə-ˈraⁿ How to pronounce serin (audio) \

Definition of serin

: a small yellow and grayish Old World finch (Serinus serinus of the family Fringillidae) that is related to the canary

Examples of serin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Him Shinshar chemical weapons storage site, west of Homs The facility is located 15 miles west of Homs and was the primary location of Syrian serin and precursor production equipment, Dunford said. Justin Carissimo, CBS News, "A closer look at the sites the U.S. targeted in Syria strikes," 14 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of serin

circa 1672, in the meaning defined above

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“Serin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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