serre

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See also: serré and sèrre

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

serre

  1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of serrar

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French serre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Netherlands) IPA(key): /ˈsɛː.rə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ser‧re

Noun[edit]

serre f (plural serres, diminutive serretje n)

  1. (Netherlands) conservatory room (greenhouse or winter garden, usually as part of a house)
    Synonym: tuinkamer
  2. (Belgium) greenhouse
    Synonym: broeikas

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Deverbal of serrer.

Noun[edit]

serre f (plural serres)

  1. Action of pressing something together; result of this action.
    Dans la préparation du Champagne on appelle première serre, deuxième serre, etc., les produits successifs du pressurage […].(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. A tool serving to press one or more objects together.
  3. Press or pinces allowing to press together the two parts of a mould together.
  4. (in the plural) The clutches or talons of a raptor, or of a bird.
    Tenir dans ses serres.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  5. Closed space in which something (such as vegetables) is conserved.
  6. A greenhouse, hothouse.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Turkish: sera

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

serre

  1. inflection of serrer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛr.re/
  • Hyphenation: sèr‧re

Noun[edit]

serre f

  1. plural of serra

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ser‧re

Verb[edit]

serre

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of serrar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of serrar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of serrar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of serrar