1770?–1843, Cherokee Indian scholar: inventor of a syllabary for writing Cherokee.
1. serial. 2. service1 . noun 1. a unit of weight in India, varying in value but usually 1/40 of a maund: the government ser is divided into 80 tolas of 180 English grains and equals nearly 2 pounds 1 ounce avoirdupois (950 grams). Biochemistry. 1. serine. 1. variant of sero- before a vowel: serous. […]
noun 1. a plural of serum. noun, plural serums, sera [seer-uh] /ˈsɪər ə/ (Show IPA) 1. the clear, pale-yellow liquid that separates from the clot in the coagulation of blood; blood serum. 2. immune serum. 3. any watery animal fluid. 4. the thin, clear part of the fluid of plants. 5. milk whey. noun 1. […]
noun, plural séracs [si-raks; French sey-rak] /sɪˈræks; French seɪˈrak/ (Show IPA) 1. a large irregularity of glacial ice, as a pinnacle found in glacial crevasses and formed by melting or movement of the ice. noun 1. a pinnacle of ice among crevasses on a glacier, usually on a steep slope
noun, plural seraglios. 1. the part of a Muslim house or palace in which the wives and concubines are secluded; harem. 2. a Turkish palace, especially of the sultan. noun (pl) -raglios, -rails 1. the harem of a Muslim house or palace 2. a sultan’s palace, esp in the former Turkish empire 3. the wives […]