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beet

Pronunciation: /biːt/

Translation of beet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 u and c
    (plural beet), (sugar beet)
    remolacha (feminine) azucarera
    Example sentences
    • In agriculture the main products are meat and dairy, potatoes, sugar beets, barley, wheat, and turnips.
    • It also contained two to three times the sugar content of sugar cane or sugar beets - think sugared cereal for cows.
    • The main crops are wheat, corn, sugar beets, sunflower seeds, and wine grapes.
    1.2 countable/numerable
    (plural beets)
    (beetroot) (American English/inglés norteamericano) remolacha (feminine) or (Mexico/México) betabel (masculine) or (Chile) betarraga (feminine) as red as a beet rojo or colorado como la grana or [colloquial/familiar] como un tomate

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