Definition of serotine in English:

serotine

Pronunciation /ˈserəˌtīn//ˈserət(i)n//ˈserəˌtēn/

noun

  • A medium-sized insectivorous bat found in Eurasia and Africa.

    • ‘In the summer, serotines roost in tree hollows and attics.’
    • ‘The Serotine (Eptesicus serotinus) is one of our less common species and is found mainly south of a line from The Wash to parts of South Wales.’

Origin

Late 18th century: from French sérotine, from Latin serotinus of the evening, late from serus late.

Pronunciation

serotine

/ˈserəˌtīn//ˈserət(i)n//ˈserəˌtēn/