We're working on a new site. Click here to get a sneak preview.
Medical Dictionary


noun are·ca \ə-ˈrē-kə, ˈar-ə-kə\

Medical Definition of ARECA

capitalized :  a small genus of pinnate-leaved palms of tropical Asia having thick-rinded fruits and including the betel palm
:  a palm of the genus Areca or of any of several related genera; especially :  betel palm


How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears