Definition of sorrel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sorrel

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɒrəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɔːrəl//
 
[uncountable] Herbs and spices
 
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a plant with leaves that taste bitter and are used in salads or in making soup or sauces See related entries: Herbs and spices Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French sorele, of Germanic origin; related to sour.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sorrel