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Noun: areca nut
  1. Seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia
    - betel nut

Derived forms: areca nuts

Type of: edible seed

Part of: Areca catechu, betel palm

Encyclopedia: Areca nut