beetnoun [ C or U ]uk /biːt/ us /biːt/
Examples from literature
- All fruits and some vegetables, like sugar cane, corn, and beets, have natural sugar.
- A light, sandy soil is the best on which to grow beets to perfection, but any well-tilled garden land will raise satisfactory crops.
- Nitrogen is especially beneficial to beets.
- The beet grown from this seed contained more sugar to the square inch—or was it to the square root?—than any other kind of beet.
- They are cultivated exactly like beets.
- They found this out about beets: beets should not be transplanted.