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sorrel is of medieval french origin, and is a nickname for a person with reddish-brown hair, from the old french "sorel", and the anglo-norman-french word "sor" meaning "chestnut". in turn this name derives from the germanic root “*sur / *sura” meaning “sour”. sorrel, is also a perennial herb that is cultivated as a garden herb or leaf vegetable (pot herb).

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