Origin of beet
Examples from the Web for beet
The preceding varieties of beet resemble each other in their general properties.
When beet tops are to be cooked, cut the stems into inch lengths and use them with the leaves.
If the beet seed be saturated in a phenic solution before planting, the difficulty may be overcome.
The advantage of a large family in the beet fields is that it does the most work.The Pivot of Civilization|Margaret Sanger
Young beets that are purchased with the tops on also furnish a source of beet tops as well as beets.
British Dictionary definitions for beet
Word Origin for beet
Word Origin and History for beet
Old English bete "beet, beetroot," from Latin beta, said to be of Celtic origin. Common in Old English, then lost till c.1400. Still usually spoken of in plural in U.S. A general West Germanic borrowing, cf. Old Frisian bete, Middle Dutch bete, Old High German bieza, German Beete.