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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
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hurling has been cancelled because of a lack of mangolds.
It is more that Mr Prescott has gradually become the butt of the Government, blamed for everything that goes wrong from a broken traffic light to a mangelwurzel