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kola

Noun

1 tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract [syn: kola nut, kola nut tree, goora nut, Cola acuminata]
2 a Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad [syn: Daba, Musgoi]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Noun

  1. A tree bearing large brown nuts containing source of cola extract.
  2. A nut of this tree.

Bosnian

Etymology 1

From word kolo.

Etymology 2

From cola.

Noun

  1. Coca-Cola, a coke, a cola

Croatian

Noun

  1. cart
  2. car
  3. Plural of kolo

Declension

Czech

Etymology 1

From word kolo.

Noun

p

Etymology 2

From Coca-Cola.

Noun

  1. Coca-Cola, a coke, a cola

Declension

Finnish

Etymology 1

Noun

  1. snow plow, plough

Synonyms

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Noun

  1. cola

Anagrams

Serbian

Etymology 1

From word kolo.

Noun

(Cyrillic spelling: кола)

Etymology 2

From cola

Noun

  1. Coca-Cola, a coke, a cola

Swedish

Noun

sv-noun-reg-or kol
  1. toffee; a piece of toffee

Verb

sv-verb-reg-ar kola

Usage notes

  • The present participle is rarely used.

Extensive Definition

Kola can refer to:
  • Kola nut, a genus of about 125 species of trees
  • Bhuta Kola, an ancient form of worship prevalent among the Tulu-speaking community in Udupi, Dakshina Kannada districts in Karnataka and Kasargod district in Kerala
  • Inca Kola, a very successful cola soft drink made in Peru
  • Kola (historical region), part of the Georgian Tao-Klarjeti principalities, the contemporary Turkish district Göle.
  • KOLA, a commercial classic hits music radio station in San Bernardino, California
  • Kola class frigate, the NATO reporting name for a group of frigates built for the Soviet Navy in the 1950s
  • Kola Inglesa (literally "English Cola"), a Peruvian soft drink
  • Kola Island, one of the Aru Islands of Indonesia
  • Kola Peninsula, a peninsula in the far north of Russia
  • Kola (song), a song by rock band The Rasmus
  • Kola Real, a Peruvian soft drink
  • Kola Román, beverage bottled and manufactured by Panamco FEMSA Colombia
  • Kola Tembien, one of the 36 administrative sub-divisions in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia
  • Mr. Kola, creator of the regionally popular HamMario series of video games
  • Red Kola, Scottish carbonated soft drink made by Barr's
  • Scho-Ka-Kola, a German chocolate brand

People

  • Barbara Kola or Kolanka (koniec XVw.-1550), Polish noble lady

See also

kola in Bulgarian: Кола
kola in Czech: Kola
kola in German: Kola (Begriffsklärung)
kola in Spanish: Kola
kola in Esperanto: Kola
kola in French: Kola
kola in Italian: Cola
kola in Luxembourgish: Kola
kola in Macedonian: Кола
kola in Dutch: Kola
kola in Japanese: コーラ
kola in Polish: Kola
kola in Turkish: Kola
kola in Slovak: Kola
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