Kola nut
Kola \Ko"la\, Kola nut \Kola nut\ . Same as {Cola}, {Cola nut}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Kola nut — pods and seeds Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • kola nut — n. the seed of the cola …   English World dictionary

  • kola nut — noun 1. tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract • Syn: ↑kola, ↑kola nut tree, ↑goora nut, ↑Cola acuminata • Hypernyms: ↑nut tree • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kola nut — a brownish seed, about the size of a chestnut, produced by a tropical tree belonging to the genus Cola, containing both caffeine and theobromine: its extract is used in soft drinks. [1865 70] * * * or cola nut Caffeine containing nut of two… …   Universalium

  • kola nut — also cola nut noun Etymology: kola, perhaps modification of Malinke kolo kola nut Date: 1868 the bitter caffeine containing chestnut sized seed of a kola tree used especially as a masticatory and in beverages …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kola nut — ko·la nut also co·la nut kō lə n the bitter caffeine containing chestnut sized seed of a kola tree used esp. as a masticatory and in beverages …   Medical dictionary

  • kola nut — ko′la nut n. pln the large brown seed of the kola tree: its extract is used in soft drinks • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • kola nut — /ˈkoʊlə nʌt/ (say kohluh nut) noun → cola nut …   Australian English dictionary

  • kola nut tree — noun tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract • Syn: ↑kola, ↑kola nut, ↑goora nut, ↑Cola acuminata • Hypernyms: ↑nut tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Cola, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kola — Ko la, Kola nut Kola nut . Same as {Cola}, {Cola nut}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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