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sugar beet

also sug·ar·beet (sho͝og′ər-bēt′)
n.
1. A variety of beet that is widely cultivated in temperate regions for its fleshy white roots, which are a chief commercial source of sugar.
2. One of these roots.

sugar beet

n
(Plants) a variety of the plant Beta vulgaris that is cultivated for its white roots from which sugar is obtained. Compare sugar cane

sug′ar beet`


n.
a variety of the common beet, Beta vulgaris, having a white root, cultivated for the sugar it yields.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sugar beet - form of the common beet having a sweet white root from which sugar is obtainedsugar beet - form of the common beet having a sweet white root from which sugar is obtained
beet, Beta vulgaris, common beet - biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
2.sugar beet - white-rooted beet grown as a source of sugar
beet, beetroot - round red root vegetable
Translations
cukrová řepa
jurttisokerijuurikas
cukorrépa
甜菜砂糖大根
suikerbiet
burak cukrowy
sockerbeta

sugar beet

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