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 for Betel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Betel \Be"tel\ (b[=e]"t'l), n. [Pg., fr. Tamil ve[.t][.t]ilei,
     prop. meaning, a mere leaf.] (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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  betel
      n 1: Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel
           nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians [syn:
           betel, betel pepper, Piper betel]

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