A leaf that is frequently chewed, along with its seeds, like tobacco. The betel nut is the seed of the betel plant, a popular stimulant in southern Asia, particularly in India. It is estimated that one-tenth of the world’s population regularly chews betel, making it the fourth most commonly used drug in the world, after nicotine, alcohol, and caffeine.
Betel Term Timeline in Train to Pakistan
The timeline below shows where the term Betel appears in Train to Pakistan. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.