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 (ŏk′sə-lĭs, ŏk-săl′ĭs)
Any of numerous plants of the genus Oxalis, having cloverlike compound leaves usually with three leaflets and five-petaled, variously colored flowers. Also called sorrel, wood sorrel.

[Latin oxalis, wood sorrel, from Greek, from oxus, sour; see ak- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈɒksəlɪs; ɒkˈsælɪs)
(Plants) any plant of the genus Oxalis, having clover-like leaves which contain oxalic acid and white, pink, red, or yellow flowers: family Oxalidaceae. See also wood sorrel
[C18: via Latin from Greek: sorrel, sour wine, from oxus acid, sharp]

wood′ sor`rel

any woodland plant of the genus Oxalis, of the family Oxalidaceae, having three heart-shaped leaflets and variously colored flowers.
[1515–25; translation of French sorrel de bois]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oxalis - any plant or flower of the genus Oxalisoxalis - any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Oxalis - type genus of the Oxalidaceae; large genus of plants having leaves that resemble clover and variously colored flowers usually clustered in umbels
common wood sorrel, cuckoo bread, Oxalis acetosella, shamrock - Eurasian plant with heart-shaped trifoliate leaves and white purple-veined flowers
Bermuda buttercup, English-weed, Oxalis cernua, Oxalis pes-caprae - South African bulbous wood sorrel with showy yellow flowers
creeping oxalis, creeping wood sorrel, Oxalis corniculata - creeping much-branched mat-forming weed; cosmopolitan
goat's foot, goatsfoot, Oxalis caprina - short-stemmed South African plant with bluish flowers
Oxalis violacea, violet wood sorrel - perennial herb of eastern North America with palmately compound leaves and usually rose-purple flowers
oca, Oxalis crenata, Oxalis tuberosa, oka - South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers


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