mierikswortel

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Germanic: mierik 'horseradish (the plant)' (distantly cognate with radish) + wortel 'root' (which is also the meaning of Latin radix, the root of the word radish)

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mierikswortel m (plural mierikswortels, diminutive mieriksworteltje n)

  1. The root of the horseradish, harvested as a pungent condiment and formerly a remedy for scorbut
  2. The common garden herb horseradish, Armoracia rusticana.

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