sheep sorrel

noun

Definition of sheep sorrel

: a small dock (Rumex acetosella) of acidic soils

First Known Use of sheep sorrel

1806, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sheep sorrel was in 1806

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“Sheep sorrel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheep%20sorrel. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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