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beet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Food
beetbeet /biːt/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 (also sugar beet)HBP a vegetable that sugar is made from2 American EnglishDFHBP a plant with a round dark red root that you cook and eat as a vegetable syn beetroot British English3 red as a beet
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beetNineteen PACs run by cane and beet sugar growers gave $ 846,823.Celery root and celery stalks are both edible, as are beets and beet greens.For small early beets, sow small pots with 2-3 capsules and plant out seedling clusters unthinned.Cereals and sugar beet, on the other hand, ripen well in such conditions.Crawley will compare the ecology of engineered and conventional varieties of three crops: potatoes, oilseed rape and sugar beet.It had been delivering sugar beet to Erfurt and was heading back to the farm.Between the two, there's a warm goat cheese croquette with beet tartare, oysters Rockefeller, and other seductive offerings.
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