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Correct spelling:
A sort of pepper- plant, the fruit of the Areca Catechu; a compound whose principal ingredients are the fruit of the Areca Catechu, the leaf of the betel pepper, a little chunam, and lime- in universal use for chewing in all central and tropical Asia, affording the same sort of enjoyment as chewing tobacco in other countries.


betel pepper, piper betel.
betel, betel leaf.
Examples of usage:
  1. Lime, for eating with betel- nut, is kept in a metal box, sometimes of silver, which is made in two separate parts held together by a chain. – The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon
  2. He rushed out of his hiding- place, killed the serpent, cut it up in pieces, and put the pieces in the dish for holding betel- leaves and spices. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  3. The white chief bids us give each other the sirih and betel. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  4. The chewing of betel nut requires more apparatus and makes greater demands on a man's time and personal care than the smoking of tobacco or any of the allied vices. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  5. She laughed so hard that she almost swallowed her betel- nut, which might have been a serious matter. – The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown