coca

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See also: COCA, Coca, and còca

English[edit]

The leaves and fruit of a coca plant.
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Etymology[edit]

Spanish coca, from Quechua kuka, perhaps from Aymara.

Noun[edit]

coca (usually uncountable, plural cocas)

  1. Any of the four cultivated plants which belong to the family Erythroxylaceae, native to western South America.
  2. The dried leaf of one of these plants, the South American shrub (Erythroxylon coca), widely cultivated in Andean countries, which is the source of cocaine.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Contracted form of Coca-Cola

Noun[edit]

coca m (plural cocas)

  1. Coke (serving of Coca-Cola)
  2. cola (serving of any cola drink)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish

Noun[edit]

coca m (plural cocas)

  1. coca (plant)
  2. (informal) cocaine

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Noun[edit]

coca f (plural cocas)

  1. coca (cultivated plant of the family Erythroxylaceae)
  2. coca (dried leaf of Erythroxylon coca)
  3. Coke (Coca-Cola)
  4. (uncountable, slang) snow (cocaine)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Aymara kuka or Quechua koka (coca).

Noun[edit]

coca f (plural cocas)

  1. coca
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Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of cocaína (cocaine).

Noun[edit]

coca f (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) cocaine
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Etymology 3[edit]

Abbreviation of Coca-Cola.

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coca f (plural cocas)

  1. Coke (Coca-Cola, a trademarked soft drink)