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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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We previously reported that cigarette smoking and betelnut use are both negative predictors of plasma folate and positive predictors of tHcys (Gamble et al.
Fraulein Betelnut was old Betelnut's daughter, and she was a peach.
Since most of this is in the delta located well away from Kamu Yali gardens, and is frequented most regularly by a neighbouring people, the Kaiwa, villagers at Kamu Yali often ask a Kaiwa trading partner to cut and prepare a samen for them, paying them with several ropes of betelnut or kambang shells.
I don't feel making those rules is necessary,' complained betelnut seller Huang Ya-ling, 22, whose four years in the business have taught her the only way to make more money is to wear fewer clothes.
20 Table 5 Main Features of Tax Sharing Arrangements National Niemeyer Raisman Finance Award Award Commission 1937 1951 1962 Income Tax (a) 50 } 50 } 50 } Corporation Tax -- } } } Sales Tax -- 50 60 Central Excise on Tea, Tobacco and Betelnut -- 50 60 Export Duty on Jute and Cotton 62.
The Units engaged in the manufacture of agro and food products are mainly exporting products such as black pepper, ground red pepper, white pepper, betelnut cut, organic soyabeans, chilli powder, yellow split peas, chana dal, masoor dal, turmeric powder, organic onion, vegetable frozen foods, honey, organic cardamom powder, sandalwood powder, frozen sea food, organic cardamom powder and tea, etc.
She gave history of betelnut chewing for 2-3years which she had stopped four years ago.
Under them were their 'dogs', those who sniffed out and brought back to the 'colonels' discarded betelnut skins, nail clippings and other pipia, which allowed the sorcerer to capture a person's soul.
This Thai peasant, for example, has teeth, lips and the corners of the mouth stained a purple color by continued chewing of betelnut (Areca catechu) mixed with slaked lime, betel leaves (Piper betle) and uncaria resin (Uncaria gambir).
Participating restaurants included Jardiniere, Fifth Floor, Orson, Betelnut and Scala's Bistro.
Next common habit was betel chewing with tobacco and betelnut with smoking (25% of cases).
The results of this study indicate that only about one fourth (26 %) of the dentists asked all their patients about tobacco / betelnut chewing and / or alcohol habits and even fewer (14 %) advised and helped all their patients to quit these habits.