mangel-wurzel

noun
man·​gel-wur·​zel | \ ˈmaŋ-gəl-ˌwər-zəl How to pronounce mangel-wurzel (audio) \

Definition of mangel-wurzel

: mangel

First Known Use of mangel-wurzel

1767, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mangel-wurzel

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

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