cola

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cola \Co"la\, noun, L. pl. of {Colon}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cola \Co"la\, noun [NL., fr. a native name.] (Bot.) (a)

1. A genus of sterculiaceous trees, natives of tropical Africa, esp. Guinea, but now naturalized in tropical America, esp. in the West Indies and Brazil. (b) Same as {Cola nut}, below. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. a dark-colored carbonated soft drink flavored with extract of the cola nut, and often colored with caramel; also, any soft drink similar in color and flavor to a cola-flavored drink. The name was predominantly derived from the popular soft drink Coca-Cola. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Cola

noun

1: large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts [syn: {Cola}, {genus Cola}]

2: carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts ('dope' is a southernism in the United States) [syn: {cola}, {dope}]


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