se·​ro·​ti·​nal sə-ˈrät-nəl How to pronounce serotinal (audio)
: of or relating to the latter and usually drier part of summer

Word History


Latin serotinus coming late

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of serotinal was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Serotinal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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