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xerosere

[ zeer-uh-seer ]
/ ˈzɪər əˌsɪər /
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noun Ecology.
a sere occurring on dry soil.
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Origin of xerosere

First recorded in 1925–30; xero- + sere2
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British Dictionary definitions for xerosere

xerosere
/ (ˈzɪərəˌsɪə) /

noun
ecology a sere that originates in dry surroundings
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