from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See betel nut.
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- n. The seed of the areca palm (not a true nut but a drupe), chewed as a mild stimulant.
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- n. seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia
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