- 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
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
beet•root (bēt′ro̅o̅t′, -rŏŏt′),USA pronunciation n. [Chiefly Brit.]
- British Termsbeet (def. 2).
- beet + root1 1570–80
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beetroot /ˈbiːtˌruːt/ n
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