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beet sugar:see beetbeet,
biennial or annual root vegetable of the family Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot family). The beet (Beta vulgaris) has been cultivated since pre-Christian times. Among its numerous varieties are the red, or garden, beet, the sugar beet, Swiss chard, and several types of
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, commonest of the sugars, a white, crystalline solid disaccharide (see carbohydrate) with a sweet taste, melting and decomposing at 186°C; to form caramel. It is known commonly as cane sugar, beet sugar, or maple sugar, depending upon its natural source.
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beet sugar[′bēt ‚shu̇g·ər]
Sugar made from sugarbeets by crystallization of the syrup extracted from the roots.
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the sucrose obtained from sugar beet, identical in composition to cane sugar
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