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Spinach beet   Listen
noun
spinach beet  n.  
1.
A beet lacking a swollen root; it is grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks.
Synonyms: chard, Swiss chard, spinach beet, leaf beet, chard plant, Beta vulgaris cicla. 2. A plant with long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves.
Synonyms: chard, Swiss chard, spinach beet, leaf beet.






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"Spinach beet" Quotes from Famous Books



... Spinach Beet (Beta Cicla).—A valuable plant for producing a regular supply of leaves which make an excellent Spinach at a period of the year when the ordinary Summer Spinach is past its prime. Although it is a true Beet, the roots are worthless, and there should be liberal treatment to ...
— The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition • Sutton and Sons



Words linked to "Spinach beet" :   greens, chard plant, Beta vulgaris, Swiss chard, chard, leafy vegetable



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