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betel nut

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
betel nutˈbetel nut noun [countable, uncountable]  DFsmall pieces of red nut with a bitter taste, that are wrapped in a betel leaf and chewed
Examples from the Corpus
betel nutHe picked up a thick pair of cutting shears and trimmed a betel nut.The Annamese all chew betel nut.One old woman chewed betel nut and nodded weakly as the bullets boiled in.The incident is passed on so that, over time, the betel nut becomes a symbol of eternal regeneration and devotion.The betel nut lay in slices on a white dish.
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