The use of the betel-nut destroys their teeth, and gives them a red tinge round the mouth.
“betel-nut from one of the palms which grow in these parts,” said the mate.
Now she could chew the betel-nut from the box her mother had given her!
In these they carry their betel-nut outfits, tobacco, and the like.
These are the stains of that betel-nut, for nearly everyone here has the nasty habit.
The betel-nut, bwa (Areca catechu L.), is also found in some villages, particularly in the mountains.
He was almost the only man I saw in Siam whose teeth were not blackened nor his mouth distorted by the chewing of the betel-nut.
She looked about for some means of escape and finally climbed to the top of a betel-nut tree and hid.
Ossaroo was chewing his betel-nut, and Karl and Caspar, both very tired, were doing nothing and saying as little.
It seemed to me that the chewing of the betel-nut is more prevalent in Bombay than elsewhere.