Definition of serir in English:

serir

(also sarir)

noun

Physical Geography
  • In the Sahara Desert, especially in Libya and Tunisia: a flat area of desert strewn with rounded pebbles and boulders. Compare "reg".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. Apparently from Arabic sarīr, lit. ‘bed’, the desert area being so called because it resembles a bed in being flat and level, covering an extended area, and often also being raised above the ground.

Pronunciation

serir

/səˈrɪə/