Sorrel

  • 1Sorrel — 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 Acetosella}, etc. [1913 Webster] {Mountain sorrel}. (Bot …

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  • 2sorrel — Ⅰ. sorrel [1] ► NOUN ▪ an edible plant of the dock family with arrow shaped leaves and a bitter flavour. ORIGIN Old French sorele; related to SOUR(Cf. ↑sourness). Ⅱ. sorrel [2] ► NOUN …

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  • 3Sorrel — 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… …

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  • 4Sorrel — ist der Name: einer Pflanze, siehe Roselle (Pflanze) eines Pferdes, siehe Little Sorrel Siehe auch: Sorel Sorrell Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsk …

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  • 5sorrel — sorrel1 [sôr′əl, sär′əl] n. [ME sorel < OFr surele < Frank * sur; akin to OHG sur, SOUR] 1. any of various short, coarse weeds (genus Rumex) of the buckwheat family, with sour, edible leaves: see DOCK3 2. WOOD SORREL sorrel2 [sôr′əl,… …

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  • 6Sorrel — Sor rel, n. A yellowish or redish brown color. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7Sorrel — f English: from the plant, so named in the Middle Ages from Old French surele, apparently a derivative of sur sour (of Germanic origin), alluding to the acid taste of its leaves. The spellings Sorrell and Sorell also occur; the rare Sorel is used …

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  • 8Sorrel — This article is about the common sorrel. For other uses of sorrel , see sorrel (disambiguation). Narrow leaved sorrel and variants redirect here. These terms may also refer to curled dock (R. crispus). Sorrel Scientific classification …

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  • 9sorrel — sorrel1 /sawr euhl, sor /, n. 1. light reddish brown. 2. a horse of this color, often with a light colored mane and tail. adj. 3. of the color sorrel. [1400 50; late ME < OF sorel, equiv. to sor brown ( < Gmc) + el dim. suffix; see ELLE] sorrel2&#8230; …

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  • 10sorrel — jamaikinė kinrožė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dedešvinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, pluoštinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Hibiscus sabdariffa), paplitęs atogrąžose. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), gėrimai.&#8230; …

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  • 11sorrel — valgomoji rūgštynė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Rumex acetosa), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rumex acetosa angl. garden sorrel;&#8230; …

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  • 12sorrel — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sorel, noun & adjective, from Anglo French, from sor red, auburn, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch soor dry, barren, Old English sēar dry more at sere Date: 15th century 1. a sorrel colored&#8230; …

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  • 13sorrel — {{11}}sorrel (adj.) reddish brown, early 15c., from M.Fr. sorel, from sor yellowish brown, probably from Frankish *saur dried (Cf. M.Du. soor dry, O.H.G. soren to become dry, O.E. sear withered, barren; see SERE (Cf. sere)). Perhaps a diminutive …

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  • 14sorrel — I. /ˈsɒrəl / (say soruhl) noun 1. light reddish brown. 2. a horse of this colour. –adjective 3. having the colour sorrel. {Middle English sorel, from Old French, from sore yellowish brown, of Germanic origin; compare Middle Low German sōr sere}&#8230; …

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  • 15sorrel — smulkioji rūgštynė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Rumex acetosella), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rumex acetosella angl. sheep sorrel; sorrel šaltinis …

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  • 16sorrel — kiškiakopūstis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiškiakopūstinių (Oxalidaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Oxalis). atitikmenys: lot. Oxalis angl. oxalis; sorrel; wood sorrel vok. Hasenklee; Kuckucksklee; Sauerklee rus. кислица lenk. szczawik …

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  • 17Sorrel — Recorded in several forms as shown below, this is a surname of French origins. It derives from the pre 8th century word sorel , meaning reddish brown and was a medieval nickname, possibly ethnic for an Anglo Saxon, as these people often had red&#8230; …

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  • 18sorrel — [[t]sɒ̱rəl, AM sɔ͟ːr [/t]] N UNCOUNT Sorrel is a plant whose leaves have a bitter taste and are sometimes used in salads and sauces. Syn: dock …

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  • 19sorrel — sorrel1 [ sɒr(ə)l] noun an edible plant of the dock family with arrow shaped leaves and an acidic flavour. [Rumex acetosa and other species.] ↘used in names of other plants with acid leaves, e.g. wood sorrel. Origin ME: from OFr. sorele, of Gmc&#8230; …

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  • 20sorrel — Rumex acetosella. A plant that has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anticancer effects. Also called sheep sorrel and dock …

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