wood sorrel


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wood sorrel

n.
See oxalis.

wood sorrel

n
(Plants) a Eurasian plant, Oxalis acetosella, having trifoliate leaves, an underground creeping stem, and white purple-veined flowers: family Oxalidaceae

wood′ sor`rel


n.
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.wood sorrel - any plant or flower of the genus Oxaliswood sorrel - 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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