Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

kola nut

noun
1.
a brownish seed, about the size of a chestnut, produced by a tropical tree belonging to the genus Cola, containing both caffeine and theobromine: its extract is used in soft drinks.
Origin of kola nut
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for kola nut
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for kola nut

kola nut

noun
1.
a variant spelling of cola nut
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for kola nut

Word Value for kola

8
9
Scrabble Words With Friends