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Meaning of "kola nut" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KOLA NUT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KOLA NUT

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kola nut is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KOLA NUT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

kola nut

Kola nut

The kola nut is the fruit of the kola tree, a genus of trees that are native to the tropical rainforests of Africa. The caffeine-containing fruit of the tree is used as a flavoring ingredient in beverages, and is the origin of the term "cola".

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KOLA NUT

kokum butter
kokum fruit
Kokura
Kol Nidre
kola
Kola Peninsula
kolackies
kolacky
Kolar Gold Fields
kolbassi
Kolding
Kolding Fjord
Kolhapur
kolinskies
kolinsky
Kolkata
kolkhos
kolkhoz
kolkhoznik
kolkoz

WORDS THAT END LIKE KOLA NUT

betel nut
brazil nut
butterfly nut
cashew nut
castellated nut
castle nut
coffee nut
cola nut
coquilla nut
do one´s nut
ginger nut
gum nut
ivory nut
macadamia nut
monkey nut
off one´s nut
pili nut
pine nut
pistachio nut
wing nut

Synonyms and antonyms of kola nut in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «kola nut» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KOLA NUT

Find out the translation of kola nut to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of kola nut from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «kola nut» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

可乐果
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nuez de cola
570 millions of speakers

English

kola nut
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोला नट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جوز الكولا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ореха колы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

noz de cola
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কোলা বাদাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

noix de kola
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kacang kola
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kolanuss
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コーラナッツ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

콜라 너트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kola kacang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây cô la hạt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கோலா நட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोला अक्रोड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kola fıstığı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

noce di cola
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nakrętka Kola
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

горіха коли
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nuca de cola
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κόλα καρύδι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kola moer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kolanöt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kola nut
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kola nut

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KOLA NUT»

The term «kola nut» is regularly used and occupies the 84.727 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KOLA NUT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about kola nut

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KOLA NUT»

Discover the use of kola nut in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kola nut and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mali: The Bradt Safari Guide
Unknowingly l had tasted my first kola nut. ln west Africa being given a kola nut is like taking tea with a Tuareg. You must accept or it will be considered rude. As with the lndian peace pipe it is offered as a sign of friendship and respect.
Ross Velton, 2009
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A Basket of Kola Nuts
With riddles of its proverbs as stories of its histories, A kola nut as our world in miniature at best seasons Every state in the making with proverbial riddles! A litmus test of a kola lobe sets a conference call On values of friendship and a factory of ...
Bongasu-Tanla-Kishani, 2009
3
Words are Sweet: Igbo Stories and Storytelling
A guest not offered a kola nut is not a welcome visitor. A host normally presents a kola nut to his guests. The usual procedure is to hand the nut to the oldest member of his lineage present. He says as he makes his presentation: "We have got a ...
‎1982
4
African Christianity Rises: Eucharistic Inculturation in ...
Communion meals that center on the breaking, sharing and eating of kola nut are the most rampant in Igbo traditional religion. Kola nut sacrificial communion meals span the gap between simple communion meals and sacrificial communion ...
David Asonye Ihenacho, 2004
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The Kpim of Feminism: Issues and Women in a Changing World
This kola nut has a lot of religious functions to play. This is because it is an unforgetful item among the things required to beseech God for the good things of life. In addition, this specie of kola nuts has some gender relevance. Whether one is a ...
George Uzoma Ukagba, 2010
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The Eucharist as Orikọnsọ: A Study in Eucharistic ...
That explains why until today, men are mainly the ones who carry out the ceremony of the kola nut. Women can share in the kola nut but they do not preside over the blessing or the sharing of it. Reasons for this are not clear. But they may not ...
Damian Ọnwụegbuchulam Eze, 2008
7
Pests of Crops in Warmer Climates and Their Control
Sterculiaceae) (= Kola-nut) About 60 species grow naturally in tropical Africa, mostly W. Africa; a small to medium evergreen tree, leaves simple and entire. The seeds, in slightly fleshy pods borne in leaf axils, are chewed as a stimulating ...
Dennis S. Hill, 2008
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The Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements
The herb is named for R. Knox of Sri Lanka. kola nut Native to West Africa, the seed of the Cola acuminata tree was once one of the two active ingredients in the original Coca-Cola soft drink. The other ingredient was coca, also known as ...
Navarra, 2004
9
The Diet Pill Guide: The Consumer's Book of Over-the-Counter ...
The kola nut is the seed kernel of the African kola tree. It is also known as bissy nut. HOW SOLD: Capsules, extract. BACKGROUND/RESEARCH: Evidence that kola nut helps with weight loss is largely anecdotal. One animal study found that  ...
Deborah R. Mitchell, David Dodson, 2002
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Eden in Sumer on the Niger: Archaeological, Linguistic, and ...
In Igbo land this Seed Idea of Communion is personified (incarnate) in the Kola- nut seed. The kola-nut is a very apt demonstration of the idea and spiritual essence of Communion because it usually comes in two to six lobes (and more) bound ...
Catherine Obianuju Acholonu, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KOLA NUT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kola nut is used in the context of the following news items.
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New thinking, market research give birth to Star Triple X
And the Extra African Herbs comes from a 14 natural selection of Extra African herbs such as bitter kola, kola nut, ginger. So when you think ... «BusinessDay, Jul 15»
2
30 years ago today Coca-Cola fixed a mistake that could have …
Kola nut from Ghana contained caffeine," Pendergast said. "Original Coca-Cola had a very small amount of cocaine in a six-ounce drink, about ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
3
Comment - Soda Making is a Craft
Caleb's Kola (kola nut) and Mountain Dew Dewshine (citrus) were introduced in the company's North American homeland in late 2014 and ... «just-drinks.com, Jul 15»
4
Amid violence and hunger, South Sudan marks 4th birthday
Incidents abound of girls being tossed into gutted thatched huts like rags to the glee of kola nut-chewing gangs. According to a random ... «Celebrity Cafe - Entertainment News, Jul 15»
5
NB in brand extension as Triple X, Africa's herbal beer debuts
It contains 14 extra African herbs including bitter kola, kola nut and ginger. This makes it the first ever beer brand in Africa produced with African ... «BusinessDay, Jul 15»
6
PepsiCo, Inc.'s 22 Billion Dollar Brands and Future Growth
Pepsi Cola gets its name from the digestive enzyme pepsin and the kola nut which was used in the recipe.The Pepsi Cola Company grew until ... «Smarter Analyst, Jul 15»
7
Goodbye Red Bull, Here's The New Club-Mate Drink
... and Club-Mate Cola, which is made with yerba-mate, kola nut, tea, and coffee, yet tastes shockingly Coke-like; it reminds me of Red Bull Cola ... «malaysiandigest.com, Jun 15»
8
Magical Thinking in the Sahel
Pied crows cured epilepsy, snakeskin cured mastitis, kola nut restored virginity. To work in the bush I had to live on its terms, and the book I had ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
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Watch: Possibly the only video you will ever have to watch on …
“The conversation at dinner was about traditional Igbo culture, about the custom that allows only men to break the kola nut. “I argued that it ... «The Independent, Jun 15»
10
Distilled: BrewDog: Columbus deserves better
I had the option of choosing between the Punk IPA and Dogma, a Wee Heavy infused with kola nut, poppy seed, honey — and guarana? «Columbus Alive, Jun 15»

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