betanin

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betanin

[′bēd·ə·nən]
(biochemistry)
An anthocyanin that contains nitrogen and constitutes the principal pigment of garden beets.
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Rowe estimated this year there were more than 350 mushrooms on display, including beet red "Purple Corts" and lethal death caps, poisonous pink Mycena and whimsical Fly Amanitas.
One is Pamela Moxley, the pastry chef at Miller Union in Atlanta, who has perfected a beet red velvet cake.
Post-surgery the scar went from beet red to flat and white.
The wife turns this beet red and the guy staggers back up and cracks her right in the mouth.
When I wrote the kissing parts in the book, I was beet red and had one hand over my eyes.