Definitions

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  • n. A root vegetable, variety of Beta vulgaris, cultivated chiefly as cattle feed.

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Examples

  • Humdrum Hall, as I have christened it; and what do you care whether the turnip crop is good or bad; whether the fat pig weighed thirteen stone or fourteen; and whether the beasts thrive well upon mangelwurzel?

    Vanity Fair

  • Wash the mangelwurzel and place in a stew-pan with boiling water and cook until tender (allow about an inch of top to remain when preparing to cook).

    Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"

  • I have not written to my beloved Amelia for these many weeks past, for what news was there to tell of the sayings and doings at Humdrum Hall, as I have christened it; and what do you care whether the turnip crop is good or bad; whether the fat pig weighed thirteen stone or fourteen; and whether the beasts thrive well upon mangelwurzel?

    Vanity Fair

  • Throw a mangelwurzel into the hopper (from a safe distance) while someone cranks the huge iron wheel, and a bucket beneath rapidly fills with perfect magelwurzel chips.

    but she's a girl...

  • County "farmers raise mangelwurzel simply to feed to their cattle, but

    Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"

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