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beetroot

[beet-root, -roo t] /ˈbitˌrut, -ˌrʊt/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
beet (def 2).
Origin of beetroot
1570-1580
1570-80; beet + root1
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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
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