Definition of beetroot in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbiːtruːt/


chiefly British
1The edible dark-red spherical root of a kind of beet, eaten as a vegetable.
Example sentences
  • On the living room table are three huge salad bowls and onions, tomatoes, feta cheese, sesame seeds, beetroot, celery, spinach and garlic.
  • The garden provided cauliflower, tomatoes, green peppers, spinach, beetroot, carrots, onions, rap and cabbage to the local market.
  • Here community volunteers grow foods such as cabbage, spinach, beetroot, onion and carrots.
2The variety of beet which produces beetroots.
  • Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris, family Chenopodiaceae.
Example sentences
  • After planting the beetroot, the children were shown how to create their own pot plants out of newspaper.
  • I've also planted a few beetroot seeds and I'm planning on doing a few more tomorrow and on starting the carrots.
  • I also dug up a few of the beetroot plants, but they haven't formed roots yet.

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