Meaning of sorrel

sor•rel

Pronunciation: (sôr'ul, sor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. light reddish-brown.
  2. a horse of this color, often with a light-colored mane and tail.
—adj.
  1. of the color sorrel.

sor•rel

Pronunciation: (sôr'ul, sor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Rumex, of the buckwheat family, having edible acid leaves used in salads, sauces, etc.
  2. any of various sour-juiced plants of the genus Oxalis. Cf.
  3. any of various similar plants.
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