areca nut definition

  • noun:
    • identify betel nut.
    • The seed associated with the areca palm (maybe not a true nut but a drupe), chewed as a mild stimulant.
    • seed of betel hand; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia
    • See betel nut.
    • The seed of areca hand (maybe not a genuine nut but a drupe), chewed as a mild stimulant.
    • seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves for the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia
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