kola nut

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kola nut

n
(Plants) a variant spelling of cola nut

ko′la nut`


n.
the large brown seed of the kola tree: its extract is used in soft drinks.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.kola nut - bitter brown seed containing caffein; source of cola extract
cola, dope - carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
Cola acuminata, goora nut, kola, kola nut tree, kola nut - tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract
nut - usually large hard-shelled seed
2.kola nut - tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract
cola extract - a flavoring extracted from the kola nut
Cola, genus Cola - large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts
cola nut, kola nut - bitter brown seed containing caffein; source of cola extract
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts