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sorrel in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsorrelsor‧rel /ˈsɒrəl $ ˈsɔː-, ˈsɑː-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBPa plant with leaves that taste bitter, sometimes used in cooking
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sorrelI looked over and saw an officer on a sorrel horse...But outside the corral stood a fine sorrel with a white blaze across his face.Gorse and sheep's sorrel indicated an acid soil.Sure enough, the village chief wanted to trade for the sorrel and was quite pleased with his trade.As soon as he could, Small Star returned to the sorrel, and they followed the traveling villagers at a distance.The sorrel turned its beautiful head to stare over its shoulder at Kaidu.And look at the wild sorrel!There are many woodland flowers, such as wood sorrel, bluebell, fox glove and wood anemone.