kola tree

noun

variants or cola tree
: an African tree (genus Cola, especially C. nitida and C. acuminata of the family Sterculiaceae) cultivated in various tropical areas for its kola nuts

Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kola tree was in 1937

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“Kola tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kola%20tree. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

kola tree

noun
variants or cola tree
: an African tree (genus Cola, especially C. nitida and C. acuminata of the family Sterculiaceae) cultivated in various tropical areas for its kola nuts
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