non·​co·​la ˌnän-ˈkō-lə How to pronounce noncola (audio)
: a soft drink that is not a cola
often used before another noun
The effect was seen only with colas. Noncola soft drinks, such as ginger ale and orange soda, had no effect on bone density.Elena Conis

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncola was in 1928

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Cite this Entry

“Noncola.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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