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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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CJP gave these remarks while presiding over a 3-member bench of SC during the course of hearing of case pertaining to gutka and paan Supari here Monday.
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I recall too how the breads, Theti Paan and Roast Paan, took you as close to the bread of heaven as any chorus at the Principality Stadium would ever manage.
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But what left us with the sweetest taste in our mouths when leaving were the complimentary paan pannacotta (although it felt more like a paan ice cream), the classic betel nut leaf-flavoured finale to an Indian meal that we were served.
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