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ser

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or seer

[ seer, sair ]
/ sɪər, sɛər /
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noun
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).
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Origin of ser

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Borrowed into English fromHindi around 1810–20

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Ser

abbreviation Biochemistry.

Other definitions for ser (4 of 5)

ser-

variant of sero- before a vowel: serous.

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ser.

abbreviation
serial.
series.
sermon.
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British Dictionary definitions for ser

ser

seer

/ (sɪə) /

noun
a unit of weight used in India, usually taken as one fortieth of a maund

Word Origin for ser

from Hindi
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Medical definitions for ser

Ser

abbr.
serine
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