Betel palm

a tropical Asian palm, Areca catechu, cultivated in the Old World tropics for its seeds, the kernels of which are chewed in combination with other ingredients.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5 Various

a tropical Asian feather palm, Areca catechu, with scarlet or orange fruits See betel nut


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