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.
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Origin of kola nut
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for kola nut
Sierra Leone is an organized colony, a product of which is the kola-nut.Commercial Geography|Jacques W. Redway
British Dictionary definitions for kola nut
a variant spelling of cola nut
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