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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as mangel-wurzel.

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  • noun mangelwurzel

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  • noun beet with a large yellowish root; grown chiefly as cattle feed

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  • "But who should not believe Dingley Dell to be the most beautiful vale in all the world (if one were to stand with the scarred and scabbed Southern Coal Ridge to one's back), with its fields of rye and oats and corn and mangold set in eye-pleasing checkerboard upon the agricultural northland, and plump rolling downs emeralding the valley's southern reach."

    Under the Harrow by Mark Dunn, p 26

    September 1, 2011

  • emeralding - lovely.

    September 6, 2011