common beet

biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
Syn: ↑beet, ↑Beta vulgaris
Hypernyms: ↑vegetable
Member Holonyms: ↑Beta, ↑genus Beta

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • beet — (n.) O.E. bete beet, beetroot, from L. beta, said to be of Celtic origin. Common in O.E., then lost till c.1400. Still usually spoken of in plural in U.S. A general West Germanic borrowing, Cf. O.Fris. bete, M.Du. bete, O.H.G. bieza, Ger. Beete …   Etymology dictionary

  • Beet — Taxobox name = Beetroot image width = 240px image caption = Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Chenopodiaceae genus = Beta species = B. vulgaris binomial …   Wikipedia

  • beet — beetlike, adj. /beet/, n. 1. any of various biennial plants belonging to the genus Beta, of the goosefoot family, esp. B. vulgaris, having a fleshy red or white root. Cf. sugar beet. 2. the edible root of such a plant. 3. the leaves of such a… …   Universalium

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  • BEET — The plant referred to in rabbinic literature as tered, or selek (Er. 29a) is the spinach beet (Beta vulgaris, var. Cicla). The present varieties, red beet, sugar beet, and fodder beet, were unknown to the ancients. Although the long white root of …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • spinach beet — noun 1. beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks • Syn: ↑chard, ↑Swiss chard, ↑leaf beet, ↑chard plant, ↑Beta vulgaris cicla • Hypernyms: ↑beet, ↑common beet, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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