There are 2 definitions of sere in English:

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(also sear)

adjective

literary
(Especially of vegetation) dry or withered: small green vineyards encircled by vast sear fields
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  • Storm clouds pile up above the sere plain, and in the foreground, a granite marker is etched with a mountain range, two pines and the words ‘Traveling Wolf, born 1878, died 1961.’
  • In Morocco, on a pinchpenny budget of $6 million, Scorsese recreated a Palestine of sere deserts and balding meadows.
  • Twice divorced, he lives alone in an Italian-style estate near the sere hills of north Phoenix, where he is surrounded by citrus and pecan trees and paintings by Andy Warhol.

Origin

Old English sēar: see sear.

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There are 2 definitions of sere in English:

sere2

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Pronunciation: /sɪə
 
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noun

Ecology
A natural succession of plant (or animal) communities, especially a full series from uncolonized habitat to the appropriate climax vegetation. Compare with succession.
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  • Although herbivory tends to hasten succession from shrubs and pioneer trees to forest, it typically retards succession from earlier seres.
  • On well-drained sites, shrub seres are rare and graminoid-forb mixtures are often replaced directly by northern hardwood tree species.

Origin

early 20th century: from Latin serere 'join in a series'.

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