UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbiːtruːt/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bētro̅o̅t′, -rŏŏt′)

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beet•root  (bētro̅o̅t′, -rŏŏt′),USA pronunciation n. [Chiefly Brit.]
  1. British Termsbeet (def. 2).
  • beet + root1 1570–80

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beetroot /ˈbiːtˌruːt/ n
  1. 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
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