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

ko′la nut`


n.
the large brown seed of the kola tree: its extract is used in soft drinks.
[1865–70]
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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