serotinal

adjective
se·​ro·​ti·​nal | \ sə-ˈrät-nəl How to pronounce serotinal (audio) , -ˈrä-tə-; ˌser-ə-ˈtī-nᵊl \

Definition of serotinal

: of or relating to the latter and usually drier part of summer

First Known Use of serotinal

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for serotinal

Latin serotinus coming late

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“Serotinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serotinal. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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