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[ser-ee, sair-ee]
noun, plural Se·ris, (especially collectively) Se·ri for 1.
  1. a member of an American Indian people of western Sonora state, Mexico, on the Gulf of California.
  2. the Hokan language of the Seri.
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Historical Examples of seri

  • The Seri Indians are unreasoning, treacherous, and indolent.

    The Mystic Mid-Region

    Arthur J. Burdick

  • The Seri are loosely organised in a number of exogamic, matrilineal, totemic clans.

    Man, Past and Present

    Agustus Henry Keane

  • This test of the Seri lover must not mistakenly be thought to be connected, as might appear, with the modern idea of continence.

  • Still this Seri marriage is one of the most curious I know among any primitive peoples.

  • The Seri Indians are found at the extreme southern portion of the desert.

    The Mystic Mid-Region

    Arthur J. Burdick