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Definition of "mangel" [mangel]

  • The sugar beet, which can be refined to equal cane sugar in all manners save for botanical origin. (noun)
  • A mangelwurzel, a plant of the beet family raised as cattle feed. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mangel" in a sentence
  • "In Europe there is grown widely a large beet they call the mangel-wurzel."
  • "Master Pucklechurch growled at first, and foretold that nothing would come of "thicken a '"; that the "mangled weazel," as he called the mangel wurzel, would not grow; and that the cows would never eat "that there red clover as they calls apollyon;" but when the mangel swelled into splendid crimson root and the cows throve upon the bright fields of trifolium, he was as proud as any one, and he showed off the sleek sides of the kine, and the big mis-shapen roots of the beet with the utmost satisfaction."
  • "There are big coarse members of the beet and cabbage families called the mangel wurzel and ruta baga."
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