mangelwurzel


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mangelwurzel

(ˈmænɡəlˌwɜːzəl) or

mangoldwurzel

n
(Plants) a Eurasian variety of the beet plant, Beta vulgaris, cultivated as a cattle food, having a large yellowish root. Often shortened to: mangel or mangold
[C18: from German Mangoldwurzel, from Mangold beet + Wurzel root]
Translations

mangelwurzel

[ˈmæŋglˌwɜːzl] mangel [ˈmæŋgl] nbietola da foraggio
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