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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ko′la nut`(n.)

  1. the large brown seed of the kola tree: its extract is used in soft drinks.

    Category: Plants

Origin of kola nut:

1865–70

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kola nut, cola nut(noun)

    bitter brown seed containing caffein; source of cola extract

  2. kola, kola nut, kola nut tree, goora nut, Cola acuminata(noun)

    tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract

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  1. Kola nut

    The kola nut is the fruit of the kola tree, a genus of trees native to the tropical rainforests of Africa. The caffeine-containing fruit of the tree is sometimes used as a flavoring ingredient in beverages, and is the origin of the term "cola."

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