beetroot

noun
beet·​root | \ ˈbēt-ˌrüt How to pronounce beetroot (audio) \

Definition of beetroot

chiefly British
: a beet grown for its edible usually red root also : the root

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Vegan options include a rich beetroot broth infused with orange and dill, tasty bites like green and violet olives with hummus and walnut purée, as well as a satisfying range of farm-fresh and hearty salads. Todd Plummer, Vogue, "There’s a Fresh Crop of Vegan Restaurants in Dublin," 15 Mar. 2019 The company's website is chock-full of guides and videos on saving seeds, hand-pollinating, caring for and amending soil, and growing huge versions of everything from beetroot to parsnips. Robin Tribble, Popular Mechanics, "How to Grow a Giant Pumpkin," 24 Jan. 2019 Glazebrook had previously set the world records for the heaviest parsnip, longest carrot and longest beetroot. Olivia Putnal, Woman's Day, "10 Larger-Than-Life Thanksgiving Staples," 16 Nov. 2010 Out goes the asparagus appetizer with quail egg, beetroot and celeriac rémoulade for 22 ½ pounds a head. Sarah Lyall, New York Times, "Far From the Shore, a Happy Couple Takes a Turn for the Worse," 11 June 2018 For example, pair a beetroot dish with a 2012 Sylvie Esmonin Gevrey-Chambertin, or order charred eggplant with a NV Moet-Chandon Brut Imperial Champagne. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "7 Best Things To Do In New Orleans That Deviate From The Expected," 3 Mar. 2017 The beetroot soup known as borscht is actually a traditionally Polish and Ukrainian dish, but expect to find it all over Russia. James Ellingworth, Fox News, "Dining Russian-style at the World Cup," 7 June 2018 The single-portion pouches are high in fiber, low in sugar, and filled with organic, gluten-free ingredients like beetroot powder, matcha green tea, and chia seeds. Outside Online, "The Best Fuel of 2018," 15 May 2018 After dining on a decadent spread of beetroot, orange, and carrot salad; sugar snap peas and spring greens in a lemon truffle vinaigrette; and grilled chicken with wild mushrooms, shallots, and herbs, everyone could have danced all night. Maria Ward, Vogue, "Uma Thurman and Hugh Jackman Could Have Danced All Night at the Broadway Opening of My Fair Lady," 20 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of beetroot

1579, in the meaning defined above

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