Definition of Garden sorrel

1. Noun. Low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves.

Exact synonyms: French Sorrel, Rumex Scutatus
Terms within: French Sorrel
Generic synonyms: Dock, Sorrel, Sour Grass



2. Noun. European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens.
Exact synonyms: Rumex Acetosa, Sour Dock
Terms within: Common Sorrel, Sorrel
Generic synonyms: Dock, Sorrel, Sour Grass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garden Sorrel

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garden path sentences
garden paths
garden pea
garden pea plant
garden pepper cress
garden pink
garden plant
garden rake
garden rhubarb
garden rocket
garden roller
garden shears
garden snail
garden sorrel (current term)
garden spade
garden spider
garden strawberry
garden symphilid
garden tool
garden trowel
garden truck
garden variety
garden violet
garden webworm
gardened
gardener
gardener's delight
gardener's garters

Literary usage of Garden sorrel

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1. History of Cultivated Vegetables: Comprising Their Botanical, Medicinal by Henry Phillips (1822)
""The garden sorrel, or sour dock," (says this author) " is the hardiest of all ... The wild dock," he adds, " is better than the garden sorrel, which the ..."

2. A Treatise of All Sorts of Foods: Both Animal and Vegetable: Also of by Louis Lémery (1745)
"... and of the Form of a Lance ; they are much fourer than the garden sorrel. This- Plant grows in fandy ... but for the garden sorrel, that is much us'd. ..."

3. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1853)
"... a much better kind than the common sort; white Mustard, common garden Sorrel, Burnet, Red Beet, Chervil, Cole's Dwarf Red Celery in admirable condition, ..."

4. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"Sorrel was cultivated in Pliny's time, as he makes mention of " garden sorrel, or sour dock." Thyme was imported to Rome from Attica, and cultivated for the ..."

5. The Field and Garden Vegetables of America: Containing Full Descriptions of by Fearing Burr (1874)
"Compared with the Common garden sorrel, the leaves are larger and less acid. The variety is considered much superior to the last-named sort, and is the kind ..."

6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"... so does garden sorrel, and Sweet Bryer, or Eglantine. Bloodwort but sorrily, but Patience, and Celandine, by the West Country men called Kenning Wort, ..."

7. The Suburban Horticulturist: Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"... is a perennial, a native of France and Italy; and the common garden sorrel, R. Acetosa L., is an indigenous perennial, common jn moist meadows. ..."

8. History of Cultivated Vegetables: Comprising Their Botanical, Medicinal by Henry Phillips (1822)
""The garden sorrel, or sour dock," (says this author) " is the hardiest of all ... The wild dock," he adds, " is better than the garden sorrel, which the ..."

9. A Treatise of All Sorts of Foods: Both Animal and Vegetable: Also of by Louis Lémery (1745)
"... and of the Form of a Lance ; they are much fourer than the garden sorrel. This- Plant grows in fandy ... but for the garden sorrel, that is much us'd. ..."

10. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1853)
"... a much better kind than the common sort; white Mustard, common garden Sorrel, Burnet, Red Beet, Chervil, Cole's Dwarf Red Celery in admirable condition, ..."

11. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"Sorrel was cultivated in Pliny's time, as he makes mention of " garden sorrel, or sour dock." Thyme was imported to Rome from Attica, and cultivated for the ..."

12. The Field and Garden Vegetables of America: Containing Full Descriptions of by Fearing Burr (1874)
"Compared with the Common garden sorrel, the leaves are larger and less acid. The variety is considered much superior to the last-named sort, and is the kind ..."

13. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"... so does garden sorrel, and Sweet Bryer, or Eglantine. Bloodwort but sorrily, but Patience, and Celandine, by the West Country men called Kenning Wort, ..."

14. The Suburban Horticulturist: Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"... is a perennial, a native of France and Italy; and the common garden sorrel, R. Acetosa L., is an indigenous perennial, common jn moist meadows. ..."

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