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sorrel,

name for several plants, particularly species of dock (see buckwheatbuckwheat,
common name for certain members of the Polygonaceae, a family of herbs and shrubs found chiefly in north temperate areas and having a characteristic pungent juice containing oxalic acid. Species native to the United States are most common in the West.
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or wood sorrel,
any species of the plant genus Oxalis. Most of the cultivated kinds are tropical herbs used as window plants. The leaves are usually cloverlike and respond to darkness with "sleep" movements by folding back their leaflets.
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There are over 200 species of Rumex, which include the “docks” and buckwheat. One of the popular sorrells is sheep sorrel.

sorrel

indicates love and tenderness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
See: Love

sorrel

1. a light brown to brownish-orange colour
2. a horse of this colour

sorrel

1. any of several polygonaceous plants of the genus Rumex, esp R. acetosa, of Eurasia and North America, having acid-tasting leaves used in salads and sauces
2. short for wood sorrel
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Sorrel is another Old-World crop worth restoring to popularity.
Every year after the rains I keep searching for sorrel," said Ahmed Al Harbi, a UAE citizen.
Add lemon zest, sorrel, 1/2 cup oil, and the salt, whirling until just blended but still coarse.
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Sorrel is one of those underutilised herbs - it takes literally seconds to cook and changes colour when heated.
Harlow neighborhood residents are invited to a meeting on Wednesday to discuss ways to slow traffic on Sorrel Way.
Having vacationed in Jamaica, I had been introduced to sorrel as a Christmas beverage--I recalled that it tasted a little like ginger.
Part One of Lost Battlefields takes us from the battle of Mount Sorrel where in June 1916 the raw, rookie, and inexperienced Canadians were blasted by German artillery, mortars, and exploding underground mines, from their front lines, suffering huge casualties.
Sorrel, a general partner of Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe, who will join Winstar's board of directors.
I had success last season with French sorrel, lovage, chicory, salad burnet and orach.
The point is, apparently, that in Worcestershire sorrel is sometimes pronounced "sorrow," but does Hill really expect his "normal" readers to go forth and verify this assertion in what is no doubt a worthy but nevertheless not overly available tome?