VS.

Beetroot vs. Beet

Published:
Views: 24,592

Beetrootnoun

A normally deep-red-coloured root vegetable usually cooked or pickled before eating; lang=en.

Beetnoun

Beta vulgaris, a plant with a swollen root which is eaten or used to make sugar.

‘The beet is a hardy species.’; ‘There are beets growing over these.’;

Beetrootnoun

The edible part of the root of a beet plant, raw or prepared.

Beetnoun

A beetroot, a swollen root of such a plant.

Beetrootverb

To turn a bright red or purple colour.

Beetnoun

A biennial plant of the genus Beta, which produces an edible root the first year and seed the second year.

ADVERTISEMENT

Beetrootnoun

beet having a massively swollen red root; widely grown for human consumption

Beetnoun

The root of plants of the genus Beta, different species and varieties of which are used for the table, for feeding stock, or in making sugar.

Beetrootnoun

round red root vegetable

Beetnoun

biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop

Beetrootnoun

the edible dark red spherical root of a kind of beet, eaten as a vegetable.

Beetnoun

round red root vegetable

ADVERTISEMENT

Beetrootnoun

the variety of beet which produces beetroots.

Beetroot

The beetroot is the taproot portion of a beet plant, usually known in Canada and the USA as beets while the vegetable is referred to as beetroot in British English, and also known as the table beet, garden beet, red beet, dinner beet or golden beet. It is one of several cultivated varieties of Beta vulgaris grown for their edible taproots and leaves (called beet greens); they have been classified as B. vulgaris subsp.

Beetroot Illustrations

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons