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n. - Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with the seed of the certain palm by southeast Asians.

Usage examples (28)
  • The betel is a creeping-plant with an aromatic leaf.
  • The betel is a species of pepper, the leaf of which very much resembles that of the black pepper, but is highly aromatic and pungent.
  • Strictly speaking, "betel" is the leaf of a climbing plant (buyo) that is chewed with the nut.
  • She escaped a year again and through Apne-Aap has started her own "betel" shop (a digestive snack). for more
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  • The "beadle" (town crier, also spelled "bedel") saw a "beetle" (insect) eating the "betel" (leaf that is chewed as a stimulant).
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