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noun (1)

plural serta
: a scientific treatise upon a collection of plants


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noun (2)

plural sertums also sertum or sertrum
: 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.

Word History


Noun (1)

New Latin, from Latin, garland

First Known Use

Noun (2)

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sertum was in 1966

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“Sertum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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