silver beet


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silver beet

n
(Plants) a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, having large firm green leaves: staple cooked green vegetable in Australia and New Zealand
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Beetroot (Beta vulgaris L) is a member of the Chenopodiaceae family which includes silver beet, sugar beet and fodder beet.
Aubergines, okra, spinach, silver beet, carrots, potatoes, beans and peas on runners, an envious collection of herbs in a greenhouse (the juiciest basil leaves).
More suited to the name "Sicilian beet," because of its origins, this popular green has also been called silver beet, strawberry spinach, and Roman kale.