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  Definition of sorrel
  1. a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color
  2. large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
  3. East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber
  4. any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
  5. any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis
  6. of a light brownish color
Similar Words: common sorrel, roselle, rozelle, red sorrel, Jamaica sorrel, Hibiscus sabdariffa, dock, sour grass, oxalis, wood sorrel, brownish-orange

 

Hyponyms: sour dock, garden sorrel, Rumex acetosa, sheep sorrel, sheep's sorrel, Rumex acetosella, bitter dock, broad-leaved dock, yellow dock, Rumex obtusifolius, French sorrel, Rumex scutatus, common wood sorrel, cuckoo bread, shamrock, Oxalis acetosella, Bermuda buttercup, English-weed, Oxalis pes-caprae, Oxalis cernua, creeping oxalis, creeping wood sorrel, Oxalis corniculata, goatsfoot, goat's foot, Oxalis caprina, violet wood sorrel, Oxalis violacea, oca, oka, Oxalis tuberosa, Oxalis crenata

 

Part Meronyms: sour dock, garden sorrel, Rumex acetosa

 

Member Meronyms: Rumex, genus Rumex, genus Oxalis

 

Anagrams: lessor, resole

 

 
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