meaning of beetroot

beetroot meaning in General Dictionary

circular purple root veggie

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  • beet having a massively inflamed purple root; commonly grown for real human consumption

Sentence Examples with the word beetroot

The weight per acre, the saccharine contents of the juice, and the quotient of purity compared favourably with the best results obtained in Germany or France, and with those achieved by the Suffolk farmers, who between 1868 and 1872 supplied Mr Duncan's beetroot sugar factory at Lavenham; for the weight of their roots rarely reached 15 tons per acre, and the percentage of sugar in the juice appears to have varied between 10 and 12.

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