betel pepper

betel pepper
betel pepper [bēt′'l]
[Port < Malayalam veṭṭilai]
a tropical Asiatic climbing plant (Piper betle) of the pepper family

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  • betel pepper — [bēt′ l] n. 〚Port < Malayalam veṭṭilai〛 a tropical Asiatic climbing plant (Piper betle) of the pepper family * * * …   Universalium

  • betel pepper — /ˈbitl pɛpə/ (say beetl pepuh) noun → betel (def. 1). Also, betel vine. {betel + pepper (def. 1) …  

  • betel pepper — betelinis pipiras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pipirinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Piper betle), paplitęs atogrąžose. Turi narkotinių medžiagų. atitikmenys: lot. Piper betle angl. betel; betel pepper; betelvine vok. Betelpfeffer šaltinis …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • betel pepper — noun Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians • Syn: ↑betel, ↑Piper betel • Hypernyms: ↑true pepper, ↑pepper vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Piper, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • betel pepper — noun An Asiatic plant, Piper betle, whose leaves are used to wrap betel nuts for chewing …   Wiktionary

  • betel nut — [bēt′ l] n. [because chewed with betel pepper leaves] the fruit of the betel palm, chewed with leaves of the betel pepper by some Southeast Asian peoples as a mild stimulant …   English World dictionary

  • betel — /beet l/, n. an East Indian pepper plant, Piper betle, the leaves of which are chewed with other ingredients. Also, betel pepper. [1545 55; < Pg bétele, bétere < Malayalam virrila or Tamil verrilai] * * * Either of two different plants that are… …   Universalium

  • pepper vine — noun any of various shrubby vines of the genus Piper • Syn: ↑true pepper • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Hyponyms: ↑pepper, ↑common pepper, ↑black pepper, ↑white pep …   Useful english dictionary

  • betel — /ˈbitl/ (say beetl) noun 1. Also, betel pepper, betel vine. a tropical Asian climbing pepper plant, Piper betle, with glossy heart shaped leaves. 2. the leaves of this plant, widely used in South and South East Asia and the Pacific as a mild… …  

  • betel nut — noun seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia • Syn: ↑areca nut • Hypernyms: ↑edible seed • Part Holonyms: ↑betel palm, ↑Areca catechu * * * noun, pl ⋯ nuts …   Useful english dictionary

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