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betel nutalso be·tel·nut (bēt′l-nŭt′)
The seed of the betel palm, chewed with leaves from the betel plant, slaked lime, and flavorings as a mild stimulant. Also called areca nut.
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1. (Plants) the seed of the betel palm, chewed with betel leaves and lime by people in S and SE Asia as a digestive stimulant and narcotic
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the astringent kernel of the seed of the betel palm, chewed in many tropical regions in combination with slaked lime and the leaves of the betel plant.
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|Noun||1.||betel nut - seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia|
edible seed - many are used as seasoning
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n → Betelnuss f
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