kola tree

noun
variants: or

Definition of kola 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

First Known Use of kola tree

1937


Medical Dictionary

kola tree

noun
variants: or cola tree

medical Definition of kola 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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