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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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Women use canoes when they go to nearby reefs to dive for the shells from which they make kambang, a kind of lime that is chewed with betelnut.
We previously reported that cigarette smoking and betelnut use are both negative predictors of plasma folate and positive predictors of tHcys (Gamble et al.
When old Betelnut and young Betelnut got through playing with that monkey, he wasn't a monkey any more--he was a devil.
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 police chewed freely-given local betelnuts, swam in neighbouring streams, chatted in the men's houses and shared food provided by villagers.
Amede (see note 10) and other significant men (aked) then move to the plaza centre and squat below the hoyan holding the betelnut bunches while the dancers move around them one time.
He worked for many years as Aid Post Orderly, first in Teptep, later in Madang, where we became friends, and where he helped me and his elder brother Zaka Tingneyu, my closest friend, numerous times in many ways, with practical issues (as organizing huge amounts of betelnut as gifts for the Gua villagers), as well as with his communicative skills (as go-between for news between me and Yupno people in Madang, in Gua and Lae.
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These illicit sets of exchange underlie the longstanding legally sanctioned and visible movements of processed sago, betelnut, garden produce and dried fish that people take to the urban centres of Kikori, Kerema and Port Moresby for store bought foodstuffs (i.
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The growing and chewing of betelnut, another activity associated with both male daily and ceremonial practices, was also discouraged by the early missionaries.