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serape a thick, often colorful wool blanket or cloak worn over the shoulders, esp. in Latin America.
seraph an angel of the highest order, often pictured as having six wings and attending the Christian God.
seraphic of or resembling a seraph, an angel of the highest order in Christianity; [2 definitions]
Serapis an Egyptian god of the lower world who was later worshiped throughout the Greco-Roman world.
Serb a native or inhabitant of Serbia, or a descendant thereof; Serbian. [2 definitions]
Serbia a former kingdom, now a constituent republic in eastern Yugoslavia.
Serbian of or pertaining to Serbia or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Serbo-Croatian the main Slavic language in Serbia and Croatia, usu. written in the Cyrillic alphabet in Serbia and in the Roman alphabet in Croatia. [2 definitions]
sere1 dried up or withered.
sere2 the full series of stages of ecological progression on a type or piece of land.
serenade a song or tune, or several such, usu. performed out of doors in tribute to a lover or guests. [4 definitions]
Serena Williams U.S. professional tennis player, who in 1999 became the first African American woman since Althea Gibson to win a Grand Slam tournament (b.1981).
serendipity a gift or talent for accidentally finding the perfect solution or making a happy discovery. [2 definitions]
serene free from trouble or disturbance; unruffled; tranquil. [3 definitions]
serenity the condition or quality of being untroubled, peaceful, or tranquil.
serf in feudal societies, a person who is held in servitude on a lord's land and who may be sold or otherwise transferred with the land. [2 definitions]
serge a sturdy suiting material with a diagonal weave.
sergeant in the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, or Air Force, any of several ranks of noncommissioned officers above the rank of corporal or airman first class. [3 definitions]
sergeant at arms an officer whose primary duty is to keep order in a legislature, court, social club, or the like.
sergeant first class in the U.S. Army, a noncommissioned officer who ranks above a staff sergeant and below a master sergeant.
sergeant major in the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, a noncommissioned officer of the highest rank. [3 definitions]