beet: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bēt), [key]
- any of various biennial plants belonging to the genus Beta, of the goosefoot family, esp. B. vulgaris, having a fleshy red or white root. Cf. sugar beet.
- the edible root of such a plant.
- the leaves of such a plant, served as a salad or cooked vegetable.
- beet (Thesaurus)