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

  Areca \A*re"ca\, n. [Canarese adiki: cf. Pg. & Sp. areca.]
     (Bot.)
     A genus of palms, one species of which ({Areca catechu)
     produces the areca nut, or betel nut, which is chewed in
     India and Southeast Asia with the leaf of the Piper Betle
     and lime.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]

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