noun (1)
ser·​tum | \ ˈsərtəm \
plural serta\ -​tə \

Definition of sertum

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a scientific treatise upon a collection of plants


noun (2)
plural sertums also sertum or sertrum

Definition of sertum (Entry 2 of 2)

: a coin of Bhutan first issued in the second half of the 20th century

Note: Most sources use sertums as a general plural, but coins show sertum for the denomination two and sertrum for five.

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First Known Use of sertum

Noun (2)

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sertum

Noun (1)

New Latin, from Latin, garland

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“Sertum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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