how to pronounce sorrel


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The above transcription of sorrel is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sorrel is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of sorrel in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… has these beautiful sorrel leaves which …”

meanings of sorrel


  1. Members of genus Oxalis or family Oxalidaceae, woodsorrels.
  2. Any of various plants with acidic leaves, especially.
  3. A drink, consumed especially in the Caribbean around Christmas, made from the flowers of Hibiscus sabdariffa: hibiscus tea.
  4. A brown colour, with a tint of red.
  5. Rumex acetosa (common sorrel, garden sorrel), sometimes used as a salad vegetable.
  6. The roselle, Hibiscus sabdariffa.


  1. Of a brown colour, with a tint of red. (especially: a sorrel horse).

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