Mangle (M. Endl., Manglebaum), gehört zur Gattung Rhizophora aus der Familie der Rhizo phoreae. Daher Mangleaustern, sind Austern, welche in Westindien durch Stürme losgerissen auf die Manglebäume geworfen werden, s.u. Austern 2) a).

Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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  • mangle — man gle, n. [D. mangel, fr. OE. mangonel a machine for throwing stones, LL. manganum, Gr. ? a machine for defending fortifications, axis of a pulley. Cf. {Mangonel}.] A machine for smoothing linen or cotton cloth, as sheets, tablecloths, napkins …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • mangle — mangle1 [maŋ′gəl] vt. mangled, mangling [ME manglen < Anglo Fr mangler, prob. freq. of OFr mehaigner,MAIM] 1. to mutilate or disfigure by repeatedly and roughly cutting, tearing, hacking, or crushing; lacerate and bruise badly 2. to spoil;… …   English World dictionary

  • Mangle — Man gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mangling}.] [A frequentative fr. OE. manken to main, AS. mancian, in bemancian to mutilate, fr. L. mancus maimed; perh. akin to G. mangeln to be wanting.] 1. To cut or bruise with repeated… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mangle — Man gle (m[a^][ng] g l), v. t. [Cf. D. mangelen. See {Mangle}, n.] To smooth with a mangle, as damp linen or cloth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mangle — s. m. Rhizophora mangle. Árbol tropical de ramas hasta el suelo, flores amarillas y raíces aéreas …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • mangle — (Voz caribe o arahuaca). m. Arbusto de la familia de las Rizoforáceas, de tres a cuatro metros de altura, cuyas ramas, largas y extendidas, dan unos vástagos que descienden hasta tocar el suelo y arraigar en él, con hojas pecioladas, opuestas,… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • mangle — Ⅰ. mangle [1] ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a machine having two or more cylinders turned by a handle, between which wet laundry is squeezed to remove excess moisture. ORIGIN from Greek manganon axis, engine . Ⅱ. mangle [2] ► VERB ▪ destroy …   English terms dictionary

  • mangle — index damage, deface, disable, mutilate, spoil (impair) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mangle — batter, mutilate, *maim, cripple Analogous words: *injure, damage, mar, impair: *deface, disfigure: *deform, contort, distort …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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