Definition of French sorrel
1. Noun. Low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves.
2. Noun. Greens having small tart oval to pointed leaves; preferred to common sorrel for salads.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of French Sorrel
Literary usage of French sorrel
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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"The round-leav'd (or French) Sorrel is the moft grateful Acid, and is preferr'd to the other two Sorts for ..."
2. A Guide to the Orchard and Fruit Garden: Or, An Account of the Most Valuable by George Lindley, John Lindley (1831)
"In 1596, another species, the french sorrel, succeeded, and was considered as a valuable ... french sorrel. • scutatus. 4. Mountain Sorrel. montanus. 5. ..."