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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His other bars and bonbons have ingredients like rhubarb and beetroot; black salted marzipan and heirloom apple spice. Ann Trieger Kurland,, "Lobster and chocolate: Great tastes that go great together?," 19 Aug. 2019 White Rabbit serves Russian food with innovative twists; think sea urchin caviar and beetroot hummus. Aanchal Anand, National Geographic, "Russian secrets? Here’s the ultimate Moscow itinerary," 16 July 2019 An order of crowdie, a fresh curd cheese, was served with beetroot, sorrel and horseradish sorbet — a wonderful contrast with the cool dairy flavors. Los Angeles Times, "Scotland a foodie haven? ’Tis true. And so is this: Haggis is kind of great," 20 July 2019 All of the ingredients, such as beetroot juice, Stevia and turmeric, are clearly listed under each product. Andrea Perez Balderrama, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan teen’s sugar-free candy to hit Meijer shelves this month," 11 July 2019 Mangel-Wurzel: This beetroot is grown mainly for livestock feed, but is also edible for humans when harvested small (although a small mangel-wurzel is still quite large!). Robin Tribble, Popular Mechanics, "How to Grow a Giant Pumpkin," 24 Jan. 2019 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

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First Known Use of beetroot

1579, in the meaning defined above

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