cola nut

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cola nut

n
(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
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
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Caffeine is also found in tea, cocoa beans, kola nuts, some energy drinks, some painkillers and some cold medication.
Inside the tree's star-shaped fruits are white shells, which contain the seeds or kola nuts.
Dr Cisse pointed to his country's achievements in various sectors, mainly in agriculture which is the one of the top producers of cocoa, kola nuts and cashew nuts.
Kola nuts are used as a digestive medicine, to treat morning sickness, exhaustion, dysentery and male impotence.
Elders, youth and women groups as well as county based civil society organization heads, who graced the occasion, presented kola nuts, white chickens and certificates to Minister McGill in appreciation of his high-level farsightedness in seeking the interest of the County.
When the girl was 12 or thirteen she would be considered ready for betrothal, with an appropriate gift of kola nuts being offered by the bridegroom.
RIYADH: Nigerian pilgrims have been asked not to bring kola nuts during the Haj this year.
Bahrain: A large shipment of contraband kola nuts being smuggled from Bahrain to Saudi Arabia has been seized on the King Fahad Causeway.
The altar is surrounded by a low wall with two openings-one for the priest, the other for the supplicant-and is filled with several piles of'stones' wrapped up and covered with kola nuts and red palm oil in front of the trident (see Figure 4).
Emirates SkyCargo will offer over 200 tonnes of cargo capacity per week, with main imports expected into Abuja and Kano being personal effects, clothing material and electronics, while exports include leather, kola nuts, spices and fresh meat.
Morton, "Widespread tannin intake via stimulants and masticories, especially guaranana, kola nuts, betel vine and accessories," in Plant Polyphenols, pp.