Cola

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See also: cola, COLA, colá, colà, and -cola

Translingual[edit]

Cola acuminata

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Cola f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Malvaceae – the kola nut trees.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Noctuidae – certain moths.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the kola nut and the brandname Coca Cola.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Cola f, n (genitive Cola or Colas, plural Colas)

  1. cola (beverage made with caramel, and carbonated water)

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Usage notes[edit]

The neuter gender is mostly used in South Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Elsewhere, the female gender is used.

Further reading[edit]

  • Cola in Duden online

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From col (in the genitive).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cola

  1. A male given name (nickname)