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Definition of Sorrel
SorrelSorrel Sor"rel, a. [F. saur, saure, OF. sor, sore, probably of
Teutonic origin; cf. D. zoor dry, LG. soor; the meaning
probably coming from the color of dry leaves. See Sear, a.,
and cf. Sorel.]
Of a yellowish or redish brown color; as, a sorrel horse.
Sorrel Sor"rel, n.
A yellowish or redish brown color.
SorrelSorrel Sor"rel, n. [F. surelle, fr. sur sour, fr. OHG. s?r
sour. See Sour.] (Bot.)
One of various plants having a sour juice; especially, a
plant of the genus Rumex, as Rumex Acetosa, Rumex
Mountain sorrel. (Bot.) See under Mountain.
Red sorrel. (Bot.)
(a) A malvaceous plant (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) whose acid
calyxes and capsules are used in the West Indies for
making tarts and acid drinks.
(b) A troublesome weed (Rumex Acetosella), also called
Salt of sorrel (Chem.), binoxalate of potassa; -- so called
because obtained from the juice of Rumex Acetosella, or
Sorrel tree (Bot.), a small ericaceous tree (Oxydendrum
arboreum) whose leaves resemble those of the peach and
have a sour taste. It is common along the Alleghanies.
Called also sourwood.
Wood sorrel (Bot.), any plant of the genus Oxalis.
Meaning of Sorrel from wikipedia
(Rumex acetosa), also called common sorrel
or garden sorrel
, is a perennial herbaceous plant
in the family
Polygonaceae. Other names
- /ɒksˈɑːlɪs/ (British English)) is a large genus
of flowering plants
in the wood-sorrel family
over 550 species. The genus occurs
soup is made from water
or broth, sorrel
leaves, and salt. Varieties
of the same soup include
orache, chard, nettle, and occasionally...
is a reddish
in a horse lacking
any black. It is a term that is usually synonymous
and one of the most common
- Moxley Sorrel
(February 23, 1838 – August
10, 1901) was a staff officer
and Brigadier General
in the Provisional
Army of the Confederate
acetosa, is a perennial
as a leaf vegetable. Sorrel
may also refer
to: Averrhoa bilimbi
or tree sorrel
, a fruit-bearing tree...
- The Sorrel
–Weed House, or the Francis Sorrel
House, is a historic landmark
and Savannah Museum located
at 6 West Harris Street
in Savannah, Georgia. It...
- Old Sorrel
, sometimes known
as The Old Sorrel
, (1915–1945) was a Quarter Horse stallion
who was the foundation
of the King Ranch linebreeding
and the drink
are called saril
of the English
). It is prepared
acetosella, commonly known
as red sorrel
, sheep's sorrel
, field sorrel
and sour weed, is a species
of flowering plant
in the buckwheat family
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