Associations to the word «Beet»

Pictures for the word «Beet»


BEET, noun. (singulare tantum) (sometimes definite) Beta vulgaris, a plant with a swollen root which is eaten or used to make sugar.
BEET, noun. (countable) An individual plant (organism) of that species.
BEET, noun. (countable) A swollen root of such a plant.
BEET RADISH, noun. (archaic) The common beet, Beta vulgaris.
BEET RADISHES, noun. Plural of beet radish
BEET ROOT, noun. Alternative spelling of beetroot
BEET SUGAR, noun. Sugar made from sugar beet as opposed to sugar cane.

Dictionary definition

BEET, noun. Biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop.
BEET, noun. Round red root vegetable.

Wise words

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