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Synonyms for betel

Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians

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Siliguri, July 31 (ANI): India is losing revenue worth millions of rupees every year due to smuggling of betel nuts into West Bengal from Nepal, said an custom official.
Revenue is affected because there is a 100 per cent duty on betel nuts if they import regularly into regular channels," said R Manga Babu, Additional Commissioner of Customs, North Bengal and Sikkim.
Reportedly, the Indian custom department has seized betel nuts worth rupees 40 million in 2008-2009.
Betel nuts have a good demand, as they are popular mouth fresheners in India.