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Noun: beet  beet
  1. Biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
    - common beet, Beta vulgaris
  2. [N. Amer] Round red root vegetable
    - beetroot [Brit]
  3. [N. Amer] Beet having a massively swollen red root; widely grown for human consumption
    - beetroot [Brit], Beta vulgaris rubra

Sounds like: beat

Derived forms: beets

Type of: root vegetable, vegetable

Part of: Beta, genus Beta

Encyclopedia: Beet, Peter