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== Description ==
 
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''Beta vulgaris'' (Common beet); betaniini (Fin.); betanina (Esp.); betterave (Fr.); barbabietola (It.); vermelho de beterraba (Port.); betanin (Sven., Nor.); bietenrood (Ned.); beetroot; beet red; beetrot red; blood turnip
 
''Beta vulgaris'' (Common beet); betaniini (Fin.); betanina (Esp.); betterave (Fr.); barbabietola (It.); vermelho de beterraba (Port.); betanin (Sven., Nor.); bietenrood (Ned.); beetroot; beet red; beetrot red; blood turnip
  
== Authority ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
* R.J. Adrosko, R.J. Adrosko, ''Natural Dyes in the United States'', Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 1968
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* R.J. Adrosko, ''Natural Dyes in the United States'', Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 1968
  
* G.S.Brady, G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 780
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* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 780
  
* Random House, Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
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* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  
 
* ''The American Heritage Dictionary'' or ''Encarta'', via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
 
* ''The American Heritage Dictionary'' or ''Encarta'', via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
 
* Website address 1, Website address 1  Comment: http://www.coloria.net/varita.htm - foreign language equivalent terms
 
  
 
* Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://www.wikipedia.com
 
* Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://www.wikipedia.com

Latest revision as of 13:40, 2 May 2022

Beet plant (Beta vulgaris)

Description

A common plant of the genus Beta (such as Beta vulgaris), with thick reddish roots. The roots produce sugar and a reddish brown extract that has been used for dyeing textiles.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Beta vulgaris (Common beet); betaniini (Fin.); betanina (Esp.); betterave (Fr.); barbabietola (It.); vermelho de beterraba (Port.); betanin (Sven., Nor.); bietenrood (Ned.); beetroot; beet red; beetrot red; blood turnip

Resources and Citations

  • R.J. Adrosko, Natural Dyes in the United States, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 1968
  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 780
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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