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kola (n.)

"the cola nut," 1830, variant of cola (q.v.).

updated on August 29, 2012

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Definitions of kola from WordNet
1
kola (n.)
tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract;
Synonyms: kola nut / kola nut tree / goora nut / Cola acuminata
2
Kola (n.)
a Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad;
Synonyms: Daba / Musgoi
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.