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- n. An alkaloid natural product found in the areca nut, the fruit of the areca palm (Areca catechu).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- An oily liquid substance, C8H13O2N, the chief alkaloid of the betel nut, to which the latter owes its anthelmintic action.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The chief alkaloid, C8H13NO2, of the betel-nut from Areca Catechu.
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