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see goosefootgoosefoot,
common name for the genus Chenopodium, as well as for the goosefoot family, Chenopodiaceae, a family of widely distributed shrubs and herbs that includes the beet, spinach, and mangel-wurzel.
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We had mangel-wurzels and carrots and turnips and Swedes, but of course the carrots were the rabbits' favorite.
And, once you have crashed through the hedge and into a field of mangel-wurzels, the farmer driving it will take delight in saying: "Get off my land."