Pronunciation: (sēr, sâr), [key]
a unit of weight in India, varying in value but usually 1/40 of a maund: the government ser is divided into 80 tolas of 180 English grains and equals nearly 2 pounds 1 ounce avoirdupois (950 grams). Also,seer.
var. of sero- before a vowel: serous.
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