Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sorrel

5 senses of sorrel

Sense 1
oxalis, sorrel, wood sorrel -- (any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis)
       => herb, herbaceous plant -- (a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests)

Sense 2
dock, sorrel, sour grass -- (any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine)
       => herb, herbaceous plant -- (a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests)

Sense 3
roselle, rozelle, sorrel, red sorrel, Jamaica sorrel, Hibiscus sabdariffa -- (East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber)
       => hibiscus -- (any plant of the genus Hibiscus)

Sense 4
sorrel, common sorrel -- (large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces)
       => greens, green, leafy vegetable -- (any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables)

Sense 5
sorrel -- (a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color)
       => horse, Equus caballus -- (solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times)

Antonyms of adj sorrel

1 sense of sorrel

Sense 1
sorrel, brownish-orange -- (of a light brownish color)

INDIRECT (VIA chromatic) -> achromatic, neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Similarity of adj sorrel

1 sense of sorrel

Sense 1
sorrel, brownish-orange -- (of a light brownish color)
       => chromatic (vs. achromatic) -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

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