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ser

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[seer, sair] /sɪər, sɛər/
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).
Origin of ser
1810-1820
Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1810-20

Ser

Biochemistry.
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ser-

1.
variant of sero- before a vowel:
serous.

ser.

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ser

/sɪə/
noun
1.
a unit of weight used in India, usually taken as one fortieth of a maund
Word Origin
from Hindi
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ser in Medicine

Ser abbr.
serine

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