spinach beet

noun

Definition of spinach beet

: a beet that constitutes a variety (Beta vulgaris cicla) of the common beet, is used as an ornamental and potherb, has much-developed leaves, and lacks a fleshy root

called also leaf beet

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“Spinach beet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spinach%20beet. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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