cola nut

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "cola nut":
singular cola nut plural cola nuts
a seed that is used for making the drink cola. It grows on a cola tree.

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  • Cola nut — Cola nut, Cola seed Cola seed . (Bot.) The bitter fruit of {Cola acuminata}, which is nearly as large as a chestnut, and furnishes a stimulant, which is used in medicine. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cola nut — cola nut, cola tree var of KOLA NUT, KOLA TREE …   Medical dictionary

  • cola nut — noun bitter brown seed containing caffein; source of cola extract • Syn: ↑kola nut • Hypernyms: ↑nut • Substance Holonyms: ↑cola, ↑dope • Part Holonyms: ↑kola …   Useful english dictionary

  • cola nut — rumbavaisis kolamedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sterkulijinių šeimos medieninis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Cola acuminata), paplitęs Afrikoje. Turi narkotinių medžiagų. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys:… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cola nut — /ˈkoʊlə nʌt/ (say kohluh nut) noun a brownish seed, about the size of a chestnut produced by a tree of western tropical Africa, the West Indies, and Brazil, Cola acuminata, and containing both caffeine and theobromine; used as a stimulant in soft …   Australian English dictionary

  • cola nut — co′la nut n. pln kola nut …   From formal English to slang

  • cola nut — variant of kola nut …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cola nut. — See kola nut. * * * …   Universalium

  • cola nut. — See kola nut …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cola — Co la, n. [NL., fr. a native name.] (Bot.) (a) 1. A genus of sterculiaceous trees, natives of tropical Africa, esp. Guinea, but now naturalized in tropical America, esp. in the West Indies and Brazil. (b) Same as {Cola nut}, below. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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