Betel : Definition

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Definitions of Betel

Pronunciation : Be"tel
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Pg., fr. Tamil vettilei, prop. meaning, a mere leaf.] (Bot.)
Definition : Defn: A species of pepper (Piper betle), the leaves of which are chewed, with the areca or betel nut and a little shell lime, by the inhabitants of the East Indies. I is a woody climber with ovate manynerved leaves.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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