English dictionary



Hint: Question mark (?) is a wildcard. Question mark substitutes one character.

English adjective: sorrel

1. sorrel of a light brownish color


Synonymsbrownish-orange


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral


English noun: sorrel

1. sorrel (plant) any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis


Synonymsoxalis, wood sorrel


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Narrower (hyponym)Bermuda buttercup, common wood sorrel, creeping oxalis, creeping wood sorrel, cuckoo bread, English-weed, goat's foot, goatsfoot, oca, oka, Oxalis acetosella, Oxalis caprina, Oxalis cernua, Oxalis corniculata, Oxalis crenata, Oxalis pes-caprae, Oxalis tuberosa, Oxalis violacea, shamrock, violet wood sorrel


Member meronymgenus Oxalis

2. sorrel (plant) any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine


Synonymsdock, sour grass


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Narrower (hyponym)bitter dock, broad-leaved dock, French sorrel, garden sorrel, garden sorrel, Rumex acetosa, Rumex acetosella, Rumex obtusifolius, Rumex scutatus, sheep sorrel, sheep's sorrel, sour dock, yellow dock


Member meronymgenus Rumex, Rumex

3. sorrel (plant) 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


SynonymsHibiscus sabdariffa, Jamaica sorrel, red sorrel, roselle, rozelle


Broader (hypernym)hibiscus

4. sorrel (food) large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces


Synonymscommon sorrel


Broader (hypernym)green, greens, leafy vegetable


Part meronymgarden sorrel, Rumex acetosa, sour dock

5. sorrel (animal) a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color


Broader (hypernym)Equus caballus, horse









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk