serai

[suh-rah-ee, suh-rahy]
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Origin of serai

1600–10; < Turkish seray < Persian sarāy abode, palace; see caravansary
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Related Words for serai

lodge, hostelry, hotel, inn, khan, purdah, seraglio, serai, zenana

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British Dictionary definitions for serai

serai

noun
  1. (in the East) a caravanserai or inn

Word Origin for serai

C17: from Turkish saray palace, from Persian sarāī palace; see caravanserai
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