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sequoia either of two very large coniferous trees native to California; redwood or big tree.
sera a plural form of serum.
seraglio in a Muslim palace or house, a secluded court with multiple rooms, such as a harem. [2 definitions]
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).
serendipitous having happened or having been discovered purely by happy accident.
serendipity lucky coincidence or accidental discovery of something pleasant or valuable. [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.