The beet itself makes one of the best feeds for milch cows, and is excellent for other domestic animals.
No, I would let it go, and ask him for burdock or beet, as the case might be.
The first is obtained from the sugar-cane, the sap of maple trees, and from the beet root.
What can you say of the comparative value of cane and beet sugar?
You must have a couple of hundred acres of beet at least, to begin with.
A little further on we came to small holes dug in the beet field.
The beet grown from this seed contained more sugar to the square inch—or was it to the square root?
During all this time the bird must have nothing but beet juice to drink.
The popular impression to the contrary probably comes from the use of beet sugar that has been imperfectly purified.
It seems that "plants" come from beet roots as well as from beet seed.
Old English bete "beet, beetroot," from Latin beta, said to be of Celtic origin. Common in Old English, then lost till c.1400. Still usually spoken of in plural in U.S. A general West Germanic borrowing, cf. Old Frisian bete, Middle Dutch bete, Old High German bieza, German Beete.