Areca catechu(redirected from Betelnut palm)
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|Noun||1.||Areca catechu - southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)|
areca nut, betel nut - seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia
areca - any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts