Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of beet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The "red" from beets is really not the same hue as blood -- if you look at it, you'll see that it's purple.

    Science Question from a Toddler: Why is poop brown? Boing Boing

  • Making pickled beets is so easy -- just drain them and place them in the sweet pickle juice after the pickles are one.

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  • The best thing about an abundance of beets is being able to experiment.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • There's another way to describe borshch that doesn't contain beets; shchi ... although it normally wouldn't have tomatoes in it.

    Cabbage Borscht

  • In her introduction to this recipe, Susana explains that it got its name from that fact that she got the beets from a religious festival float that was decorated with a tower of the village's largest fruits and vegetables, on Palm Sunday in San Antonio Castillo Velasco, near the important market town of Ocotlan.

    Blessed Beet Salad: Ensalada de Betabel Bendito

  • If I find beets at the market this morning, Harvard beets is their destiny!

    Swedish Beets ♥ | A Veggie Venture

  • I noticed my beets are a little less for the wear from too much rain.

    Veggie Day Roundup 2009 « Fairegarden

  • In a true Red Flannel Hash, the beets are the stars, and they have no fear of being upstaged.

    Hash Fiend 1, or Frying the Flannel

  • Especially not the commenter who said her husband calls beets the devil's vegetable ( "if you cut them, they bleed").

    Tea & Cookies

  • Mr. Farmerie says he likes to have a pickled vegetable such as beets in the lineup, because they add a crunchy texture that is often lacking at Thanksgiving meals.

    Spicing Up Thanksgiving

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