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paan

also pan  (pän)
n.
Fresh betel leaves wrapped around pieces of betel nut, slaked lime, spices, and often tobacco and other ingredients into small packets, traditionally chewed as a mild stimulant and breath freshener in South and Southeast Asia.

[Hindi and Urdu pān, leaf, paan, from Middle Indic paṇṇa-, from Sanskrit parṇam, feather, leaf; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

paan

(pɑːn)
n
(Cookery) a variant spelling of pan3
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We were shooting in the Nizamuddin area of Mumbai, where a paan shop had been set up for Saeed's character.
Dubai - People spitting paan (betel leaf) in Dubai should not be just fined, but also made to clean up their spit, many Dubai residents have said while welcoming the emirate's move to issue stiffer penalties for cleanliness violations.
Unknown suspects locked the front shutter of the shop in Paan Mandi Steel Market area and placed a chit early Friday morning after the shopkeeper refused to pay extortion a police officer said.
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According to local law in Dubai, importing paan products to the country is against the law and those who chew and spit it in public places will have to pay a fine of 500 dirhams.
The number of such fines was 3,270 whereas 288 fines were imposed for spitting, 402 for washing vehicles in non-designated areas and 51 for spitting paan.
Gutkha, paan and beedis -- cheap, hand-rolled tobacco leaves -- account for 85 percent of India s tobacco market, with the remainder taken up by packaged cigarettes.
It was used at paan shops and other such places of low transactions.
Dental hygienists are used to removing plaque, calculus and stains from tea or coffee, but what about removing red stains caused by chewing paan all day?
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Pakistan, June 27 -- 1) Before you have actually made your way into a local bus, a random guy will stand up and try to sell you bottles of a unique tooth powder that makes supposedly Paan stains vanish from your teeth.
They vandalised communication shop, slipper shop and Paan shop in the Bhansar area.