follow Dictionary.com

Get our exclusive Word of the Day images!

beetroot

[beet-root, -roo t] /ˈbitˌrut, -ˌrʊt/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
beet (def 2).
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; beet + root1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for beet-root

beetroot

/ˈbiːtˌruːt/
noun
1.
a variety of the beet plant, Beta vulgaris, that has a bulbous dark red root that may be eaten as a vegetable, in salads, or pickled
2.
the root of this plant
US name red beet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for beetroot

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for beet

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with beet-root

Nearby words for beet-root