Definition of beet :
1. A biennial plant of the genus Beta, which produces an edible root the first year and seed the second year.
2. The root of plants of the genus Beta, different species and varieties of which are used for the table, for feeding stock, or in making sugar.
beta vulgaris, beetroot, common beet
vegetable (part of speech: noun)
sweet potato, green beans, cabbage, radish, peas, pepper, mushroom, carrot, chard, turnip, onion, spinach, leek, cauliflower, squash, yam, celery, vegetable, zucchini, romain, lentils, rice, Brussels sprouts, tomato, collard greens, chive, eggplant, string beans, okra, broccoli, parsley, rutabaga, shallot, pumpkin, potato, lettuce, maize, Lima beans, artichoke, endive, asparagus, corn, parsnip, water cress, beans, cucumber
vegetables (part of speech: noun)
- In Germany, which taxed itself to give cheap beet sugar to the British consumer, the people paid 6d. - "An Autobiography", Catherine Helen Spence.
- We most generally does have beet hash after b'iled dinner, sir. - "Dawn", Eleanor H. Porter.
- " I'll bet her face is as red as a beet, just the same," was his cheerful thought. - "Man to Man", Jackson Gregory.