meaning of beet

beet meaning in General Dictionary

A biennial plant associated with the genus Beta which creates an edible root initial year and seed the 2nd year

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  • biennial Eurasian plant generally having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
  • circular purple root veggie
  • A biennial plant of the genus Beta, which produces an edible root the first year and seed the next year.
  • the main of flowers of genus Beta, different species and kinds of which are useful for the dining table, for feeding stock, or in making sugar.

beet meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English bete "beet, beetroot," from Latin beta, reported to be of Celtic origin. Popular in Old English, then destroyed till c.1400. Still typically talked of in plural in U.S. A general western Germanic borrowing, cognates: Old Frisian bete, Middle Dutch bete, Old tall German bieza, German Beete.


beet meaning in Cooking Dictionary

a sizable round, garnet red edible root with an edible leafy green top


beet - German to English

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beet meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A biennial plant of genus Beta, which produces an edible root initial year and seed the second year.

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  • (n.) The main of flowers associated with the genus Beta, different types and types of that are utilized for the table, for feeding stock, or in making sugar.

Sentence Examples with the word beet

In Great Britain in 1910 the cultivation of beet for sugar was being seriously undertaken in Essex, as the result of careful consideration during several years.

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