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Serene

serene

1. Bright; clear; unabscured; as, a serene sky. The moon serene in glory mounts the sky. (pope) Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear. (gray)

2. Calm; placid; undisturbed; unruffled; as, a serene aspect; a serene soul.

In several countries of Europe, Serene is given as a tittle to princes and the members of their families; as, His Serene Highness. Drop serene.

(Science: medicine) See amaurosis.

Origin: L. Serenus to grow dry, Gr. Hot, scorching.


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