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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Police said that while one of the victims used was a vendor at the platform selling betel-nuts and fruits, the identity of the other could not be ascertained.