- a variety of the beet Beta vulgaris, cultivated as food for livestock.
Origin of mangel-wurzel
Examples from the Web for mangel-wurzel
Historical Examples of mangel-wurzel
Of beets, with mangel-wurzel, we have almost as great a variety; so also of carrots.Science and Practice in Farm Cultivation
His neighbour had, however, got a fine field of mangel-wurzel.An Old English Home
He still calls the beet a beet-root and the rutabaga a mangel-wurzel.The American Language
Henry L. Mencken
Of the mangel-wurzel (greens and all) he has not less than twenty tons to the acre.
He had cabbage and mangel-wurzel plants to put in their stead.