HyperDic: beet

English > 2 senses of the word beet:
NOUNplantbeet, common beet, Beta vulgarisbiennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root
foodbeet, beetrootround red root vegetable
beet > pronunciation
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English > beet: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningbiennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop.
Synonymscommon beet, Beta vulgaris
Member ofBeta, genus Betabeets
Narrowerbeetroot, Beta vulgaris rubrabeet having a massively swollen red root
chard, Swiss chard, spinach beet, leaf beet, chard plant, Beta vulgaris ciclabeet lacking swollen root
mangel-wurzel, mangold-wurzel, mangold, Beta vulgaris vulgarisbeet with a large yellowish root
sugar beetform of the common beet having a sweet white root from which sugar is obtained
BroadervegetableAny of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower
Spanishbetabel, betarraga, beta vulgaris, remolacha
Catalanbeta vulgaris, Beta vulgaris, remolatxa
English > beet: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaninground red root vegetable.
Synonymbeetroot
Part ofbeetroot, Beta vulgaris rubrabeet having a massively swollen red root
Narrowermangel-wurzelcultivated as feed for livestock
sugar beetwhite-rooted beet grown as a source of sugar
Broaderroot vegetableAny of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
Spanishbetarraga, beterraga, remolacha
Catalanbleda-rave, remolatxa

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