betel palm

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of betel palm was in 1875

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“Betel palm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/betel%20palm. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

betel palm

noun
: 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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