Mangoldwurzel

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Mangoldwurzel --> mangel-wurzel

(Science: botany) a kind of large field beet (B. Macrorhiza), used as food for cattle, by some considered a mere variety of the ordinary beet. See beet.

alternative forms: mangold-wurzel.

Origin: g, corrupted fr. Mangoldwurzel; mangold beet _ wurzel root.