Meaning of BEET in English

BEET

/ biːt; NAmE / noun [ C , U ]

1.

a plant with a root that is used as a vegetable, especially for feeding animals or making sugar

—see also sugar beet

2.

( NAmE ) = beetroot

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English bēte , of West Germanic origin, from Latin beta , perhaps of Celtic origin; related to Dutch beet and German Bete .

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