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English definition of “beet”

beet

noun [C or U]     /biːt/
a plant with a thick root , often fed to animals or used to make sugar → See also sugar beetGroups of crop plants and economic plantsTypes of vegetablePlants in general mainly US for beetrootTypes of vegetablePlants in general
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