- kokoschka, oskar,
- kol nidre,
- kola nut,
- kola peninsula,
Origin of kola
Origin of cola1
Examples from the Web for kola
These kola nuts are brought into the interior from the coast belt by the Hausa traders.A Camera Actress in the Wilds of Togoland|Meg Gehrts
The reply is easy: the vegetable kingdom disposes of a variety of stimulating articles, such as tea, coffee, kola and cocoa.
Landing on the coast they were informed by the Laps that there were vessels from Holland at Kola.History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete|John Lothrop Motley
This kola is one of the very strongest nerve tonics; under its influence men can endure severe physical and mental strain.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot
The Druggists Circular, for May, 1908, contained a query from a druggist as to a good formula for a kola nut soda syrup.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why|Martha M. Allen
abbreviation for US
Word Origin for cola
"the cola nut," 1830, variant of cola (q.v.).
1795, genus of trees native to west Africa and introduced in New World tropics, Latinized form of a West African name of the tree (cf. Temne kola, Mandingo kolo). Meaning "carbonated soft drink" is 1920, short for Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola.