betel

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From Tamil வெற்றிலை (veṟṟilai), from [script needed] (vettr, variety) [script needed] + இலை (ilai, leaf).[1]

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betel (usually uncountable, plural betels)

  1. Either of two plants often used in combination:
    1. an evergreen Indian creeping shrub, Piper betle, whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut: the betel pepper
    2. the seed of the betel palm, Areca catechu: the betel nut

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  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary