sugar beet

noun

Definition of sugar beet

  1. :  a white-rooted beet grown for the sugar in its roots

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First Known Use of sugar beet

1817


SUGAR BEET Defined for English Language Learners

sugar beet

noun

Definition of sugar beet for English Language Learners

  • : a white beet that is grown for the sugar in its root


SUGAR BEET Defined for Kids

sugar beet

noun

Definition of sugar beet for Students

  1. :  a large beet with white roots that is grown as a source of sugar


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