sorrel

  1. any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis
  2. any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
  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. large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
  5. a horse of a b......
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    Sorrel

    Common sorrel or garden sorrel (Rumex acetosa), often simply called sorrel, is a perennial herb in the family Polygonaceae. Other names for sorrel include spinach dock and narrow-leaved dock. It is a common plant in grassland habitats and is cultivated as a garden herb or leaf vegetable (pot herb). == Description == Sorrel is a slender herbaceous ...
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    Sorrel

    • (n.) A yellowish or redish brown color. • (n.) One of various plants having a sour juice; especially, a plant of the genus Rumex, as Rumex Acetosa, Rumex Acetosella, etc. • (a.) Of a yellowish or redish brown color; as, a sorrel horse.
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    sorrel

    brownish-orange adjective of a light brownish color
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    Sorrel

    [horse] Sorrel is an alternative word for one of the most common equine coat colors in horses. While the term is usually used to refer to a copper-red shade of chestnut, in some places it is used generically in place of `chestnut` to refer to any reddish horse with a same-color or lighter mane and tail, ranging from reddish-gold to a deep b...
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    Sorrel

    Sor'rel adjective [ French saur , saure , Old French sor , sore , probably of Teutonic origin; confer Dutch zoor dry, LG. soor ; the meaning probably coming from the color of dry leaves. See Sear , adjective , and confer So...
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    Sorrel

    Sor'rel noun A yellowish or redish brown color.
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    sorrel

    A plant that has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anticancer effects. The scientific name is Rumex acetosella. Also called dock and sheep sorrel.
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    Sorrel

    A reddish or copper-red body with mane and tail the same color as the body
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    sorrel

    any of several hardy perennial herbs of the Polygonaceae, or buckwheat, family that are widely distributed in temperate regions. Sheep sorrel (Rumex ...
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    sorrel

    Any of several plants belonging to the buckwheat family. R. acetosa is grown for its bitter salad leaves. Dock plants are of the same genus. (Genus Rumex, family Polygonaceae.)
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    sorrel

    In Austria popularly used and negative designation for one pronounced sour wine, The name derives from the same name, sour-tasting leafy vegetables. A common in the Palatinate (Germany) counterpart is pug,
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    sorrel

    Of a yellowish or redish brown colour; as, a sorrel horse. ... Origin: F. Saur, saure, OF. Sor, sore, probably of Teutonic origin; cf. D. Zoor dry, LG. Soor; the meaning probably coming from the colour of dry leaves. See Sear, and cf. Sorel. ... <botany> One of various plants having a sour juice; especially, a plant of the genus Rumex, as Rum...
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    sorrel

    reddish-brown; light chestnut
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    Sorrel

    Sorrel (Rumex) is a genus biennial and perennial herbs of the family Polygonaceae that includes the Docks. The two smallest of the British species have leaves that are used in salad. The stems are upright and grow to about 0.5 metres. An Italian species, Rumex patientia is sometimes grown as a herb.
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    sorrel

    sorrel, name for several plants, particularly species of dock (see buckwheat) and oxalis.
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    sorrel

    [adj] - of a light brownish color 2. [n] - large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces 3. [n] - a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color
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