betel palm

noun

Definition of betel palm

: an Asian pinnate-leaved palm (Areca catechu) that has an orange-colored drupe with an outer fibrous husk

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1875

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betel palm

noun

medical Definition of betel palm

: a pinnate-leaved palm of the genus Areca (A. catechu) of Asia that has an orange-colored drupe with an outer fibrous husk

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