betanin

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be·tan·in

(bā'tă-nin),
The red pigment in beets (Beta vulgaris); elevated in urine of patients with beeturia.
[fr. betacyanin]
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All you need are the three primaries--Bright Blue, Beet Red, and Yellow--and you will be on your way to coloring every shade of the rainbow.
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Post-surgery the scar went from beet red to flat and white.
The wife turns this beet red and the guy staggers back up and cracks her right in the mouth.
Kerry turned 'beet red', but recovered in time and made a sly joke about the 'loftier title' both men had once coveted.
With water on his shoes and on the floor, and his face beet red, my husband explained sheepishly, "I thought I'd wash my hands before I went to the hardware store."
When I wrote the kissing parts in the book, I was beet red and had one hand over my eyes.
At this point, no one was listening to Eddie, because the entire class, including Sleuth, was standing at the window looking at Jack giving the forklift lady an arms flailing, beet red faced, eye-popping piece of his mind.
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I think it is not our hot, tropical climate that makes her face turn beet red. I think it is this talk of sex, the picture she has formed in her head of a black man raping a young white woman.
His face turned beet red and he yelled, "I've been trying to get you for about 20 minutes!