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The dried cotyledons of Cola nitida or other species of Cola (family Sterculiaceae) that contain caffeine, theobromine, and a soluble principle, colatin; used as a cardiac and central nervous system stimulant.
Synonym(s): cola (1)
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, kola (kō′lă) [W. African kola]
A genus of tropical trees that produce the kola nut. A kola nut extract is used in pharmaceutical preparations and as a main ingredient in some carbonated beverages.
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"At any church gathering, after the opening prayer, the kola nut is blessed by the priest and if there is no priest, one of the men will pray over it; then it is broken," McGarvey explained.
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