Man-gel

mangel-wurzel

[mang-guhl-wur-zuhl]
noun Chiefly British.
a variety of the beet Beta vulgaris, cultivated as food for livestock.
Also called mangel, mangold.


Origin:
1770–80; < German, variant of Mangoldwurzel (Mangold beet + Wurzel root; cf. wort2)

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