Mangel-wurzel Definition

mănggəl-wûrzəl
noun
A variety of large beet, used as food for cattle, esp. in Europe.
Webster's New World
Alternative spelling of mangelwurzel.
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Synonyms:
Beta vulgaris vulgarismangoldmangold-wurzel

Other Word Forms of Mangel-wurzel

Noun

Singular:
mangel-wurzel
Plural:
mangel-wurzels

Origin of Mangel-wurzel

  • German Mangelwurzel alteration (influenced by Mangel scarcity) of Mangoldwurzel Mangold beet (from Middle High German mānegolt) Wurzel root wrād- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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