Definition of Sheep sorrel

1. Noun. Small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leaves; common in dry places.

Exact synonyms: Rumex Acetosella, Sheep's Sorrel
Generic synonyms: Dock, Sorrel, Sour Grass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheep Sorrel

sheep diseases
sheep dog
sheep fescue
sheep frog
sheep gadfly
sheep ked
sheep laurel
sheep louse
sheep pen
sheep plant
sheep polyphore
sheep polypore
sheep rot
sheep shagger
sheep shaggers
sheep sorrel (current term)
sheep tick

Literary usage of Sheep sorrel

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1. Public School Methods (1921)
""sheep sorrel. sheep sorrel is widespread, and is increasing very rapidly. Its greatest damage is done in sandy soils. When once well established, ..."

2. Turf for Golf Courses by Charles Vancouver Piper, Russell Arthur Oakley (1917)
"Among these are white clover, yarrow, mouse-ear chickweed, ground ivy, pearlwort, sheep sorrel, thyme-leaved speedwell, carpenter-weed, creeping thyme, ..."

3. Weeds of the Farm and Garden by Louis Hermann Pammel (1911)
"6.0; sheep sorrel,; dock, 44.0, and others. Of the unweighed samples 63.8 per cent contained foxtail, 57.1 per cent timothy, 51 per cent curled dock, ..."

4. Wales: And Other Poems by Maria James, Alonzo Potter (1839)
"... SHEEP-SORREL. WRITTEN FOR THE BAZAAR. THERE is a flower unknown to fame, Whose very name is scarce a name, Which never yet has won its way To lady's ..."

5. Familiar Flowers of Field and Garden by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1895)
"sheep sorrel. sheep sorrel is a Bumex Acetosella. wretch of a weed, which will flourish in sandy or sterile ground, and is the bane of the farmer who tries ..."

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