the caterpillar of a noctuid moth, Laphygma exigua, a pest of beets, asparagus, corn, cotton, peas, and peppers.
Ludwig van [van;; German fuh n] /væn;; German fən/ (Show IPA), 1770–1827, German composer. Contemporary Examples In the chaos of evacuation, the question of whether or not Beethoven should be allowed to go to Vienna paled somewhat. Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer John Suchet January 25, 2014 And everything that […]
- Beet leafhopper
a leafhopper, Circulifer tenellus, of the western U.S., a vector of curly top disease, especially in beets.
beet (def 2). Contemporary Examples After just a few seconds, Harry was wheezing and gasping for breath as he turned an unlikely shade of beetroot. Prince Harry Has a Hard Time in a Simulated Mountain Climb Tom Sykes February 11, 2012 Historical Examples Peel the beetroot, and cut into slices about a quarter of an […]
- Beetroot purple
a deep purple-red; a purple pigment derived from beets.