wur·​zel | \ ˈwər-zəl How to pronounce wurzel (audio) \

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Examples of wurzel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mangel-Wurzel: This beetroot is grown mainly for livestock feed, but is also edible for humans when harvested small (although a small mangel-wurzel is still quite large!). Robin Tribble, Popular Mechanics, "How to Grow a Giant Pumpkin," 24 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of wurzel

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wurzel

short for mangel-wurzel

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“Wurzel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wurzel. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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