how to pronounce sorrel


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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).

sorrel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sorrel occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sorrel can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sorrel can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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