American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British The edible root of the beet.
- n. A normally deep red coloured cultivar of the beet. A root vegetable usually cooked or pickled before eating.
- n. beet having a massively swollen red root; widely grown for human consumption
- n. round red root vegetable
- From beet + root. (Wiktionary)
“Yes, while making a subzi of beetroot is common across Indian kitchens, I think the beet chop is a Bengali specialty.”
“My recipe using beetroot is a yummy snack called beet chops.”
“A man afflicted with a colour-blindness which leads him to turn out a portrait of me resplendent in beetroot hair and eyes of a vivid green cannot help himself.”
“Heart n Soul, love the idea of beetroot and gherkin.”
“Believe there is a vegetable called beetroot too, and wonder if the name cabbage is correct.”
“Indeed, within minutes he has decided that the beetroot will be the king of this dish, so we'll oven-cook and fondant this squash, pan-fry the beetroot, braise the wonderful chard and chop the apple.”
“I still associate Sunday evenings with limp lettuce and beetroot, which is what we used to have when I was at boarding school.”
“The by-product from a nearby factory processing their beetroot is a relatively cheap source of nutrients and a useful conditioner for their lighter soils.”
“Nice to see new recipe with beetroot which is good for health.”
“The president has also been blasted at home and abroad for standing by his controversial health minister, who has advocated natural remedies such as beetroot and garlic over antiretroviral drugs for people with the AIDS virus.”
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All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
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