from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A plant, Rumex Acetosella, a slender weed with hastate leaves of an acid taste, abounding in poor dry soils. Also field-sorrel. See cut under Rumex.
  • noun Species of Oxalis, more properly called wood-sorrel, especially O. Acetosella and O. violacea.

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  • noun small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leaves; common in dry places


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