a small finch, Serinus serinus, of Europe and northern Africa, closely related to the canary.
any of various small yellow-and-brown finches of the genus Serinus, esp S. serinus, of parts of Europe and North Africa See also canary
noun, Biochemistry. 1. a crystalline amino acid, HOCH 2 CH(NH 2)COOH, found in many proteins and obtained by the hydrolysis of sericin, the protein constituting silk gum. Symbol: S. Abbreviation: Ser; noun 1. a sweet-tasting amino acid that is synthesized in the body and is involved in the synthesis of cysteine; 2-amino-3-hydroxypropanoic acid. Formula: CH2(OH)CH(NH2)COOH […]
noun 1. any of several Brazilian trees of the genus Hevea, yielding rubber. noun 1. any of several euphorbiaceous trees of the Brazilian genus Hevea, that yield rubber 2. a deciduous simaroubaceous tree, Kirkia acuminata, of southern Africa with a graceful shape
[suh-ring-guh-puh-tam] /səˌrɪŋ gə pəˈtæm/ noun 1. a town in S Karnataka, in S India, former capital of Mysore state: taken by the British 1799. Seringapatam /səˌrɪŋɡəpəˈtæm/ noun 1. a small town in S India, in Karnataka on Seringapatam Island in the Cauvery River: capital of Mysore from 1610 to 1799, when it was besieged and […]
adjective 1. partly serious and partly comic: a seriocomic play. adjective 1. mixing serious and comic elements