betel nut

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betel nut

[′bēd·əl ‚nət]
(botany)
A dried, ripe seed of the palm tree Areca catechu in the family Palmae; contains a narcotic.
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has been issued restricting import of duty free arecanut to the actual users," he said.
Aa - Vishukkani includes articles considered auspicious like raw rice, fresh linen, ripe yellow cucumber, betel leaves, arecanut, metal mirror, the yellow flowers of 'konna' (Cassia fistula), and coins, in a metal vessel called 'uruli'.
All these villages are scattered within the dense jungles interspersed with coconut and arecanut groves.
Arecanut And Cocoa Marketing And Processing Cooperative
The Cochin-based Spice Board of India, recently examined the black pepper, occasionally grown in Goa's arecanut and coconut plantations by farmers, and saw that they were on par with global standards.
He also developed two robots -- one climbs arecanut palms and another harvests small farms.
The Union Government constituted a Central team to study the problems of arecanut growers of Karnataka under the Chairmanship of Dr.
Coconut, coffee, black pepper, turmeric, cardamom, tamarind, brinjal, onion, garlic, neem, vacha, tulasi, pippali, arrowroot, peepul, banyan, indigo, vinca, cinnamon, kokum, curry leaves, chillies, nutmeg, coriander, black jeera, mango, lemon, guava, tomato, potato, pudina, arecanut, are some of the items included in the list.
Apart from paddy and arecanut, their farm also produces cardamom, pepper, sugarcane and assorted fruits such as banana, mango and chikoo.
Another motif often associated with the Life Trees on these kanthas is the nutcracker used For the arecanuts that are mixed with several other ingredients and folded in betel leaves as paan (see figures 4 and 7).