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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A beetle nut ban had been introduced and the difference was night and day.
The streets of the capital were stained vivid red by beetle nuts spat from millions of mouths.