beetroot

noun

beet·​root ˈbēt-ˌrüt How to pronounce beetroot (audio)
chiefly British
: a beet grown for its edible usually red root
also : the root

Examples of beetroot in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beetroot was in 1579

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“Beetroot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beetroot. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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