leaf beet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n leaf beet long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
    • n leaf beet beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks
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Usage

In literature:

The vegetables were fresh and I was often given a cabbage leaf or a beet top.
"Fifty Fabulous Fables" by Lida Brown McMurry
Leaf-beet, or Swiss Chard.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
I could be lots thankfuller over a drumstick than over a cabbage leaf or a beet pickle.
"At the Little Brown House" by Ruth Alberta Brown
Slice small sweet beets and put two cheese balls and three beet slices on lettuce leaf.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
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