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mangel–wurzel

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noun man·gel–wur·zel \-ˌwər-zəl\

Definition of mangel–wurzel

  1. :  mangel



Origin and Etymology of mangel–wurzel

German, alteration of Mangoldwurzel, from Mangold beet + Wurzel root


First Known Use: 1767


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