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1sorrel

noun sor·rel \ˈsr-əl, ˈsär-\

Definition of SORREL

1
:  a sorrel-colored animal; especially :  a light bright chestnut horse often with white mane and tail — compare 1chestnut 4, 2bay 1
2
:  a brownish orange to light brown

Origin of SORREL

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
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with SORREL

2sorrel

noun

Definition of SORREL

:  any of various plants or plant parts with sour juice: as
a :  any of various docks (as Rumex acetosa and R. acetosella); also :  the leaves used as a potherb
b :  wood sorrel

Origin of SORREL

Middle English sorel, from Anglo-French surele, from sur, siur sour, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German sūr sour — more at sour
First Known Use: 15th century
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