A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BEET

Sat, 8 Oct '22
Folate-rich root
Mon, 16 May '22
Borscht vegetable
Tue, 12 Apr '22
Reddish-purple salad ingredient
Tue, 5 Apr '22
Vegetable in borscht
Tue, 12 Oct '21
Epitome of redness