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

Examples of beetroot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s also a drink called beetroot kvass, which tastes deep and life-giving and quite unlike anything else: rich and earthy, with a twang. Gareth Cook, Scientific American, "A Poetic, Mind-Bending Tour of the Fungal World," 24 June 2020 With no seating plan, everyone hunkered down for family-style market fish, served with mushroom rice and beetroot, while reflecting on a vibrant London Fashion week. Emma Elwick-bates, Vogue, "Kaia, Bella, Kendall, and All the It Brits Turned Up to Love Magazine’s London Fashion Week Fête," 18 Feb. 2020 Oxalates are really high in a lot of vegetables, specifically spinach, almonds, beetroot, potatoes. Julie Mazziotta,, "Liam Hemsworth Needed Surgery that Forced Him to ‘Completely Rethink’ His Vegan Diet," 13 Apr. 2020 Just a tiny amount of beetroot juice can render a lot of dye. Joanna Klein, New York Times, "How Do You Make a Less Toxic Blue Dye? Start With Red Beets," 3 Apr. 2020 The father also drinks a small glass of organic beetroot juice every day. Alex Hutchinson, Outside Online, "What We Can Learn from Studying Older Marathoners," 8 Mar. 2020 In addition to typical coffee offerings, Necessary & Sufficient will also have specialty drinks, some of them seasonal, like the Close Female Friendships latte, a beetroot latte with rose and vanilla syrup, or the Golden Latte, made with turmeric. Grace Wong,, "Cozy coffee shop with a walk-up window opens in Logan Square, plus more Chicago restaurant news," 30 Oct. 2019 If Fridolin’s schnapps are like a classic rock song — energetic, harmonized and familiar — Florian’s are punk, the same instruments played by a radical thinker. Earthy beetroot and cucumber schnapps are among the more eccentric selections. Liza Weisstuch, Washington Post, "Following a trail of schnapps through Germany’s storied Black Forest," 25 Oct. 2019 Earthy beetroot and cucumber schnapps are among the more eccentric selections. Liza Weisstuch,, "A spirited tour through Germany’s Black Forest," 25 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of beetroot

1579, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jul 2020

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“Beetroot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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