Meaning of BEET in English


beet /biːt/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable and countable]

[ Language: Old English ; Origin: bete , from Latin beta ]

1 . ( also sugar beet ) a vegetable that sugar is made from

2 . American English a plant with a round dark red root that you cook and eat as a vegetable SYN beetroot British English

3 . red as a beet American English informal having a red face, especially because you are embarrassed

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