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Definition 1: a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color - [noun denoting animal]

(sorrel is a kind of ...) solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

Definition 2: large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for sorrel in the sense of this definition

(sorrel is a kind of ...) any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables

(... is part of sorrel) European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens

Definition 3: any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for sorrel in the sense of this definition

(sorrel is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of sorrel ) European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens

(... is a kind of sorrel ) small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leaves; common in dry places

(... is a kind of sorrel ) European dock with broad obtuse leaves and bitter rootstock common as a weed in North America

(... is a kind of sorrel ) low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves

(... is a member of sorrel) docks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regions

Definition 4: any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for sorrel in the sense of this definition

(sorrel is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of sorrel ) Eurasian plant with heart-shaped trifoliate leaves and white purple-veined flowers

(... is a kind of sorrel ) South African bulbous wood sorrel with showy yellow flowers

(... is a kind of sorrel ) creeping much-branched mat-forming weed; cosmopolitan

(... is a kind of sorrel ) short-stemmed South African plant with bluish flowers

(... is a kind of sorrel ) perennial herb of eastern North America with palmately compound leaves and usually rose-purple flowers

(... is a kind of sorrel ) South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers

(... is a member of sorrel) type genus of the Oxalidaceae; large genus of plants having leaves that resemble clover and variously colored flowers usually clustered in umbels

Definition 5: 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for sorrel in the sense of this definition

(sorrel is a kind of ...) any plant of the genus Hibiscus

Definition 6: of a light brownish color - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for sorrel in the sense of this definition

(sorrel is similar to ...) being or having or characterized by hue

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