wood sorrelwood sorrel
any of a genus (Oxalis, family Oxalidaceae) of creeping dicotyledonous plants (order Geraniales) with white, pink, red, or yellow, five-parted flowers and cloverlike compound leaves that contain oxalic acid: found in cool, shaded, damp woods
Origin of wood sorreltranslated, translation of Middle French sorrel de boys
(plural wood sorrels)
(usually uncountable, plural wood-sorrels)
- Alternative form of wood sorrel.