serotinal

adjective

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

Word History

Etymology

Latin serotinus coming late

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of serotinal was in 1898

Dictionary Entries Near serotinal

Cite this Entry

“Serotinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serotinal. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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