cola nut(redirected from Kola nuts)
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(Plants) any of the seeds of the cola tree, which contain caffeine and theobromine and are used medicinally and in the manufacture of soft drinks
the large brown seed of the kola tree: its extract is used in soft drinks.
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|Noun||1.||cola 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