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sug·ar beet • n. beet of a variety from which sugar is extracted. It provides an important alternative sugar source to cane, and the pulp that remains after processing is used as feed for livestock.

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sugar beet

sugar beet Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla, a biennial plant related to the garden beetroot but with white, conical roots; the most important source of sugar (sucrose) in temperate countries; contains 15–20% sucrose.

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sugar beet

sugar beet Variety of beet grown commercially for its high sugar content, which is stored in its thick white roots. Family Chenopdiaceae; species Beta vulgaris.

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sugar beet

sugar beet, variety of beet used commercially as a source of sugar.

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sugar beet

sugar beet (Beta) See CHENOPODIACEAE.

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