Origin of coca
Definition for coca (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for coca
Coca leaf, on the other hand, was criminalized after the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 (PDF), says Huertas.
Cocaine comes from the coca plant, which grows in the Andes and is considered sacred.
Right-wing conservatives were in a tizzy over Coca Cola's new ad.
The Coca Cola Company—as is its wont—had one of the best ads to air on Super Bowl Sunday.
Not senator, not president of the United States, or Coca Cola.
There was, moreover, another object in favoring the use of Coca among the Indians.Coca and its Therapeutic Application, Third Edition|Angelo Mariani
He next pointed to the contents of the bowl, and the girls replied together, "Coca."By Right of Conquest|G. A. Henty
He took a rope, a can of beef, some crackers, and a small quantity of coca leaves.The Web of the Golden Spider|Frederick Orin Bartlett
He sat until sunset—contenting himself with a few leaves of coca.The Forest Exiles|Mayne Reid
Soon after, Cardenas died, and the coca plantation being neglected, became a waste.
British Dictionary definitions for coca
Word Origin for coca
Word Origin and History for coca
South American plant, 1570s, from Spanish coca, from Quechua cuca, which is perhaps ultimately from Aymara, a native language of Bolivia.