Definition of 'beet'
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The sugar car has been specially adapted to run on sugar beet instead of petrol. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Sugar beet pulp before soaking. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)I just swept her a look of freezing scorn and she got as red as a beet and spelled it wrong after all. Anne of Green Gables (1872)In Britain, government subsidies are supporting plans to turn sugar beet into alcohol. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The increased growth has been discovered in a variety of flora, ranging from tropical rainforests to British sugar beet crops. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Sugar beet is planted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Turning beet red, I thought my ministry had been destroyed in its second week. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'beet'
British English: beet NOUN
Beet is a crop with a thick round root.
...fields of sweet corn and beet.
Definition of beet from the Collins English Dictionary
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