Beetroots vs Beetrooty - What's the difference?
As a noun beetroots
As an adjective beetrooty is
resembling beetroot in colour, texture, etc.
Resembling beetroot in colour, texture, etc.
* 1859 , Charles Dickens, All the Year Round?
* 1862 , James Hogg, Florence Marryat (eds), London Society?
- "She's coming out," screamed the smallest boy, with the whitest face, the most beetrooty nose, the thinnest blouse, and the most precocious intellect ever seen or heard of.
* 1961 , Boris Lavrenev, Margaret Wettlin, N Jochel, The Forty First?
- The exertion of walking in a tight dress over rough fields made her momentarily more beetrooty .
* 2003 , Charles Campion, The rough guide to London restaurants?
- Swelling up with a beetrooty apoplectic rage, the Councillor seized the white silk chair and, swinging it by the arms, banged it violently against the floor...
* 2006 , Kate Lyons, The Corner of Your Eye?
- The soup makes a good starter: Ukrainian barszcz (£4.50) is a rich, beetrooty affair.
- Innocent, sandy, smiling, smelling of clove cigarettes and beetrooty hamburgers and a faraway sea.