noun Chiefly British.
- beetroot purple,
- beevor's sign,
Origin of beetroot
Examples from the Web for beetroot
After just a few seconds, Harry was wheezing and gasping for breath as he turned an unlikely shade of beetroot.Prince Harry Has a Hard Time in a Simulated Mountain Climb|Tom Sykes|February 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Slice the cucumber and beetroot, and fry them separately in half an ounce of butter for about five minutes.New Vegetarian Dishes|Mrs. Bowdich
I should have been glad to finish the chapter on Beetroot Sugar to-night—but it may stand over for the morning.Phantom Fortune, A Novel|M. E. Braddon
Beetroot is also grown to a limited extent for the manufacture of sugar.
But there was not heard one word of pity—no, not even when Harry told us that his bald head was as red as a beetroot.The Log of a Sea-Waif|Frank T. Bullen
The chief cereal cultivated is wheat; oats, colza, flax and beetroot are also grown.