Betel

Definition of Betel

Be´tel   Pronunciation: bē´t'l
n.1.(Bot.) 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. It is a woody climber with ovate many-nerved leaves.

Related Words

betel pepper, genus Piper, pepper vine, Piper, Piper betel, true pepper
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