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Monday, June 18, 2001

Definitions for sere

  1. Dry; withered.

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Citations for sere
. . .a country that has been transformed from a place of lush abundance to a sere, mutilated, inhospitable land. Zofia Smardz, New York Times
Recent rains have done little to relieve the sere conditions. Thomas Omestad, U.S. News and World Report
Origin of sere
Sere comes from Old English sear, "dry."