beetroot

[beet-root, -roo t]
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noun Chiefly British.


Nearby words

  1. beetle-browed,
  2. beetlebung,
  3. beetlehead,
  4. beetleweed,
  5. beeton,
  6. beetroot purple,
  7. beeves,
  8. beeville,
  9. beevor's sign,
  10. beezer

Origin of beetroot

First recorded in 1570–80; beet + root1

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British Dictionary definitions for beetroot

beetroot

noun

a variety of the beet plant, Beta vulgaris, that has a bulbous dark red root that may be eaten as a vegetable, in salads, or pickled
the root of this plant
US name: red beet

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