kola nut

noun ko·la nut \ ˈkō-lə- \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of kola nut

: the bitter caffeine-containing chestnut-sized seed of a kola tree used especially as a masticatory and in beverages

Origin and Etymology of kola nut

kola, perhaps modification of Malinke kolo kola nut


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kola nut

noun ko·la nut
variants: also cola nut play \ˈkō-lə-\

medical Definition of kola nut

: the bitter caffeine-containing chestnut-sized seed of a kola tree used especially as a masticatory and in beverages

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