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Adjective: sorrel  sor-ul [N. Amer], só-rul [Brit]
  1. Of a light brownish colour
    - brownish-orange
Noun: sorrel  sor-ul [N. Amer], só-rul [Brit]
  1. Any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis
    - oxalis, wood sorrel
  2. Any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    - dock, sour grass
  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 fibre
    - roselle, rozelle, red sorrel, Jamaica sorrel, Hibiscus sabdariffa
  4. Large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
    - common sorrel
  5. A horse of a brownish orange to light brown colour

Sounds like: sorceress, sorcsorrel, saurel

Derived forms: sorrels

See also: chromatic

Type of: Equus caballus, green, greens, herb, herbaceous plant, hibiscus, horse, leafy vegetable

Part of: garden sorrel, genus Oxalis, genus Rumex, Rumex, Rumex acetosa, sour dock

Encyclopedia: Sorrel, Tasmania