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noun as in vegetable

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A neuron looks kind of like a beet, with rich, dense, “roots” for input, a bulbous body, and a single output branch.

You can substitute other vegetables for the classic cukes—cauliflower, peppers, beets, asparagus, and jalapeños work great—and tweak the spices and dill until you land on a ratio you love.

Closer to ideal is the not-too-sweet ricotta creme brulee, its crackling burnt-sugar surface dotted with beet gel and strewn with purple viola flowers.

You can turn carrot tops into pesto, and beet and radish greens can be cooked just the way you would Swiss chard.

A relative of the beet, in species and slightly in flavor when raw, chard can be subbed in for almost any hardy, leafy-green vegetable.

Allergies—Mix one part cucumber juice with one part beet root juice and three parts carrot juice.

Best line of the evening: “Cane sugar hides behind beet sugar.”

Roasted Beets with Walnuts I remember the first oven-roasted beet I ate.

Before, I had eaten only canned beets, and with oven-roasted beets a whole new beet world opened up to me.

When she stuttered her thanks, he turned beet red; he was more flustered than she by this unexpected intimacy.

If he prefer using mangold for beet, he is quite at liberty to do so, and I believe on sufficiently good authority.

Mangold is here, then, a generic term, standing for other plants equally with the beet.

The name of the field beet is, in the language of the unlearned, mangel-wurzel, "the root of poverty."

Beet, however, takes it in the technical sense: justification by faith is the preacher's sword and shield.

The sound was close by, and yet it did not come from the cabin boy, for he was all doubled up laughing, his face as red as a beet.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beet, such as: chard, beta, borscht, mangold, and mangel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.