mierikswortel

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EtymologyEdit

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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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NounEdit

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.

SynonymsEdit

  • (root) peperwortel

Derived termsEdit

  • mierikswortelsaus m, f (a sauce flavored by it)

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 01:08