Origin of areca
Examples from the Web for areca
Another ugly habit is the chewing of betel, the nut of the areca palm, which is mixed with pepper leaves and lime.Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific|Felix Speiser
This he places, with betel leaves and areca nuts, near the grave.Omens and Superstitions of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
He then takes a tender cocoanut, flower of the areca palm, and some powdered rice, which he covers over with a palm leaf.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
The roads were good, and were continuously shaded by fruit-trees, coco and areca palms.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes|Toms de Comyn
The fruit of Areca catechu is the betel nut, the favourite stimulant of the Eastern people, which they chew with lime.