Synonyms of sorrel


1. oxalis, sorrel, wood sorrel, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis

2. dock, sorrel, sour grass, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine

3. roselle, rozelle, sorrel, red sorrel, Jamaica sorrel, Hibiscus sabdariffa, hibiscus

usage: 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

4. sorrel, common sorrel, greens, green, leafy vegetable

usage: large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces

5. sorrel, horse, Equus caballus

usage: a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color


1. sorrel, brownish-orange, chromatic (vs. achromatic)

usage: of a light brownish color

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