Definition of Cola in English :

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Cola meaning in English

Meaning of Cola in English

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Cola pronunciation in English

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Cola

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Noun

1. cola, genus cola

large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts

2. cola, dope

carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (dope' is a southernism in the United States)

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Cola

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noun
1. 
either of two tropical sterculiaceous trees, Cola nitida or C. acuminata, widely cultivated in tropical regions for their seeds
cola nut
2. 
a sweet carbonated drink flavoured with cola nuts
noun
a plural of colon1 (sense 3), colon2
abbreviation for
1. 
cost of living adjustment: an increase in benefit payments according to the rate of inflation
2. 
cost of living allowance: extra money paid to workers in areas where the cost of living is more expensive

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Cola

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noun
a regular adjustment as of wages or social-security payments, based on fluctuations in the cost of living
noun
1. 
an African tree (Cola acuminata) of the sterculia family whose seeds, or nuts, contain caffeine and yield an extract used in soft drinks and medicines
2. 
a sweet, carbonated soft drink flavored with this extract
noun
1.  pl. of
colon1 (sense 2)
2.  alt. pl. of
colon2

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Cola

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n.
A carbonated soft drink containing an extract of the kola nut or similar flavorings.
n.
1. pl. co·lons
a. A punctuation mark ( : ) used after a word introducing a quotation, explanation, example, or series and often after the salutation of a business letter.
b. The sign ( : ) used between numbers or groups of numbers in expressions of time (2:30 AM) and ratios (1:2).
2. pl. co·la (-lə)
a. A section of a metrical period in quantitative verse, consisting of two to six feet and in Latin verse having one principal accent.
b. An analogous unit or division of classical Greek or Latin prose.
n. pl. co·lons or co·la (-lə)
The section of the large intestine extending from the cecum to the rectum.
n.
A cluster of flowers at the top of a female cannabis plant.
n.
Plural of colon1.
n. pl. co·lons or co·lo·nes (-lōnās)
See Table at currency.
n.
A plural of colon2.
n.
Variant of kola.
n.
Any of several tropical African evergreen trees of the genus Cola, especially C. acuminata or C. nitida, cultivated for their reddish fragrant nutlike seeds, which contain caffeine and theobromine. The seeds are chewed as a stimulant and yield an extract used in pharmaceuticals and as a flavoring in foods and beverages.
abbr.
cost-of-living adjustment

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