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betel palm

a tropical Asian palm, Areca catechu, cultivated in the Old World tropics for its seeds, the kernels of which are chewed in combination with other ingredients.
Origin of betel palm
1870-75 Unabridged
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  • His palette also includes a soft beige from mugwort, a reddish brown from betel palm and a rose red from madder.
British Dictionary definitions for betel palm

betel palm

a tropical Asian feather palm, Areca catechu, with scarlet or orange fruits See betel nut
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