noun Chiefly British.
a variety of the beet Beta vulgaris, cultivated as food for livestock.
Also called mangel, mangold.

1770–80; < German, variant of Mangoldwurzel (Mangold beet + Wurzel root; cf. wort2) Unabridged
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mangelwurzel or mangoldwurzel (ˈmænɡəlˌwɜːzəl, ˈmæŋɡəʊldˌwɜːzəl)
mangel, Often shortened to: mangold a Eurasian variety of the beet plant, Beta vulgaris, cultivated as a cattle food, having a large yellowish root
[C18: from German Mangoldwurzel, from Mangold beet + Wurzel root]
mangoldwurzel or mangoldwurzel
[C18: from German Mangoldwurzel, from Mangold beet + Wurzel root]

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