sorel

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for sorel in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology[edit]

Old French sorel

Noun[edit]

sorel (countable and uncountable, plural sorels)

  1. A young buck (deer) in the third year.
  2. A yellowish or reddish brown color; sorrel.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French sorel.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsurəl/, /ˈsɔrəl/

Noun[edit]

sorel

  1. sorrel (Rumex acetosa)
  2. wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella)
  3. The leaves of either of these plants
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French sorel; equivalent to sor (sorrel) +‎ -el.

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sorel

  1. sorrel (red-brown; used to describe animals)
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Noun[edit]

sorel

  1. (rare) A three-year-old male deer.
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  • English: sorel (obsolete)
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Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sorel m (oblique and nominative feminine singular sorele)

  1. sorrel (of a reddish-brown color)

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