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

Examples of beetroot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, chicagotribune.com, "A spirited tour through Germany’s Black Forest," 25 Oct. 2019 The sole fillet was topped with silky lemon and yuzu fondue and layered over aubergine; the lacquered duck breast served with foie gras, figs, and beetroot. Amy Louise Bailey, Condé Nast Traveler, "Currently Obsessed With: La Terrazza at Belmond Hotel Splendido," 10 Oct. 2019 Kate endearingly quipped that Louis loves beetroot and Charlotte is, of course, a fan of Charlotte potatoes. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton Reveals Prince Louis's and Princess Charlotte's Favorite Foods," 17 Dec. 2019 They are filled with roast beetroot and bathed in brown butter, Parmigiano cheese and poppy seeds; the interplay of the supple, paper-thin pasta and the delicate crunch of the tiny poppy seeds is unusually compelling. Julia Wick, Los Angeles Times, "Newsletter: Essential California Week in Review: Fires and power outages," 12 Oct. 2019 Florian Faude, owner and distiller at this forward-thinking operation, makes a variety of fruit brandies and liqueurs from traditional (mandarin, raspberry) to cutting-edge (beetroot, cucumber). Liza Weisstuch, Washington Post, "Following a trail of schnapps through Germany’s storied Black Forest," 25 Oct. 2019 Dishes include peppery tomato and celery soup, sweet potato spaghetti alfredo, and beetroot daikon carpaccio. Jaimie Potters, Marie Claire, "Where to Stay, Eat, and Explore in Dubrovnik, Croatia," 14 Oct. 2019 Meanwhile, Nicholas Trosein of Four Seasons Toronto presented his take on peanut butter and jelly—a miniature brioche with foie gras and beetroot. Jaimie Potters, Town & Country, "The Art World Took Over London For Frieze Week," 10 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of beetroot

1579, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beetroot was in 1579

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9 Jan 2020

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“Beetroot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beetroots. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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