Definition of root vegetable in English:

root vegetable

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noun

  • The fleshy enlarged root of a plant used as a vegetable, e.g. a carrot, swede, or beetroot.
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    • Whether you prefer your beets as a root vegetable, a cooked green vegetable, or as an attractive addition to your salad mix, it's time to explore this nutritious, delicious and versatile crop.
    • The taro, an Asian root vegetable, imparted a purple glow to the cup and tasted like melted bubble gum ice cream - pleasant but very, very sweet.
    • The onion rings were about as far removed from the original root vegetable as you can get.

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