from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tropical Asian feather-leaved palm (Areca catechu) cultivated for its seeds. Also called catechu.
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- n. An Asiatic palm, Areca catechu, whose seeds are betel nuts
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- n. southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)
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