beet beet  /ˈbit/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) round red root vegetable
  2. (n) biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop

Usage(s):

  1. When he visited Germany again in 1898 he brought back a bag of beet seed, helped set up Colorado's first beet mill at Grand Junction.
  2. The beet industry alone was in a position to wrangle at once.
  3. During the debates in the Senate on the sugar tariff The New York World charged sugar producers with extensive employment of child labor in the beet sugar fields.

News

  1. USDA takes steps to improve sugar prices but more needed, some say

    Tribune file photo A mound of sugar beets continues to grow at a sugar beet dump on Highway 392 and WCR 21 near Windsor.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Greeley Tribune

  2. Coverage You Can Count On

    COLUMBIA - Participants of the Beet the Heat 5K Race took off running Saturday morning at Cosmo Park. But it wasn't just a race. The race is designed to test the effects of beetroot juice or placebo on race performance.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: KOMU Columbia

  3. BOKA Roasted Beet Salad

    Chef Peter Birk of BOKA restaurant at Hotel 1000 Seattle shows us his version of a Roasted Beet Salad with crumbled Blue Cheese, Pistachios and Celery Vinaigrette dressing. A healthy and delicious dish.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

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Quotes

  1. Truman added: "His face got red as a beet......"
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Harry Truman Source: Norristown Times Herald

  2. "It was myself, David and the table between us with the corpse," Alexander recalled. "And the guy starts snoring, loudly. In the middle of the scene. And David just turns beet red because he's trying to get through the scene and not laugh."
    on Nov 9, 2004 By: Khandi Alexander Source: MSNBC

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