beet·​root | \ ˈbēt-ˌrüt \

Definition of beetroot

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

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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 Reviewer Matt Lynch, Thrillist's deputy editor, points to the restaurant's unique options for burger toppings, like grated beetroot with chia seeds as being a great complement to BurgerFuel's beef. Nate Chute, Indianapolis Star, "2 Indiana burger joints named 'best in America' by Thrillist," 6 Apr. 2018 For beetroot juice, 250 milliliters hits the sweet spot. Emily Abbate, GQ, "A Complete Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements," 4 Apr. 2018

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1579, in the meaning defined above

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