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mangelwurzel (ˈmænɡəlˌwɜːzəl) or
(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]
mangelwurzel [ˈmæŋg/əlˌwɜːz/əl] mangel [ˈmæŋg/əl] n
→ bietola da foraggio
References in periodicals archive
In the morning I was told to weed a field of mangelwurzel
which was confusing as I hadn't a clue which was weed and which was wurzel.
From crosses of leaf beets with table beets came the fodder beet or mangel, an abbreviation of the German word mangelwurzel
TH| annual West Country sport of mangelwurzel
hurling has been cancelled because of a lack of mangolds.