plural noun
sliced or diced beets cooked in a mixture of sugar, cornstarch, vinegar, and water.

cut-up beets cooked in vinegar, sugar, butter, and cornstarch
Word Origin

said to have been created by a Harvard student or be so-named because of the beets’ color being the Harvard color or be a corruption of the name of a tavern in England named Harwood
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