Definition of Mangel-wurzel

1. Noun. Beet with a large yellowish root; grown chiefly as cattle feed.




2. Noun. Cultivated as feed for livestock.
Generic synonyms: Beet, Beetroot

Definition of Mangel-wurzel

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of mangelwurzel) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Mangel-wurzel

1. 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mangel-wurzel

manganotantalites
manganotitanium
manganotychite
manganous
manganum
manganvesuvianite
mangar
mangars
mangas
mangcorn
mange
mange-tout
mangeao
manged
mangel
mangel-wurzel (current term)
mangel beet
mangelin
mangels
mangelwurzel
mangelwurzels
mangemange
manger
mangeries
mangerlike
mangers
mangery
manges
mangetout
mangey

Literary usage of Mangel-wurzel

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1. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Norfolk: Drawn Up for the by Arthur Young (1813)
"MANGEL WURZEL. SIR MORDAUNT MARTIN has cultivated it from its first introduction ; and generally with great success. Has usually four or five acres. ..."

2. Tracts Relative to the Island of St. Helena: Written During a Residence of by Alexander Beatson (1816)
"SECTION X. On Guana or Sea-fowl Dung—and Experiments on the Culture of Mangel Wurzel. Communicated in a Letter to Sir JOSEPH BANKS, Bart. To the Rt. Hon. ..."

3. Elements of Agricultural Chemistry and Geology by James Finlay Weir Johnston (1883)
"mangel-wurzel Root contains a larger amount of solid (dry) matter than the turnip, and usually produces a heavier crop. When taken out of the ground its ..."

4. European Agriculture and Rural Economy by Henry Colman (1851)
"Fourth, I sow the rest of the ground with swedes, turnips, mangel-wurzel, carrots, and potatoes, for winter food ; the mangel-wurzel produces a great deal ..."

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