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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A round red root vegetable.

Usage examples (32)
  • I picked the beet out of my salad because I do not care for the taste.
  • And yet ever so simple, just hard-boiled eggs soaked overnight in beet juice.
  • In Michoacan, a piece of beet is often added instead of jamaica to color the punch.
  • The beet is the murderer returned to the scene of the crime. for more
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  • Beat can mean to hit repeatedly, to win, a measure of music, or an exhausted state, while beet is a purple root vegetable.
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