coca

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See also: Coca, COCA, cóca, còca, cocã, cocă, and coça

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The leaves and fruit of a coca plant.

Borrowed from Spanish coca, from Quechua kuka, perhaps from Aymara.

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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 (Erythroxylum coca), widely cultivated in Andean countries, which is the source of cocaine.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Catalan coca.

Noun[edit]

coca (plural cocas)

  1. A pastry typically made and consumed in the Spanish Mediterranean coast.
    • 2015 April 17, Lisa Abend, “Sweet and Salty: Majorca’s Traditional Cuisine”, in New York Times[1]:
      A coca, a type of flat bread normally topped with roasted vegetables, was capped by strands of briny whitebait.

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

coca de Sant Joan

From Old Dutch coca, from Proto-Germanic *kakǭ, related to English cake.

Noun[edit]

coca f (plural coques)

  1. (cooking) coca (pastry typically made and consumed in the Spanish Mediterranean coast)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Quechua koka.

Noun[edit]

coca f (plural coques)

  1. (botany) coca (plant)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish coca, from Quechua kuka, perhaps from Aymara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoː.kaː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: co‧ca

Noun[edit]

coca f (plural coca's)

  1. coca, plant of the family Erythroxylaceae
  2. (uncountable) coca, consumable leaves of these plants

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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)
    • 2019 January 17, Amélie Petitdemange, "Dry January, Lundi Vert… des Millennials de plus en plus healthy ?", Les Echos.
      “Quand tu commandes un coca dans un bar, t’as l’air bizarre”, abonde Camille, étudiante en journalisme.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish, from Quechua.

Noun[edit]

coca m (plural cocas)

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

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Galician[edit]

Coca parade, Redondela, Galicia

Etymology 1[edit]

From cocatriz, probably from Old French cocatriz, from Latin calcātrīx.

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coca m (plural cocas)

  1. (mythology, folklore) cockatrice
    • 1441, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 145:
      que ordenaba e mandaba que andase logo a dita confraría de Santa Oufémea depúus a confraría de Santa María a Madre con sua danza de espadas e çirios e outros jogos algúus, se os tebesen, saluo que o jogo da qoqa que andase aalende das confrarías de San Sebastián e de San Migeel, junto con a confraría dos carniçeyros, por que a dita coqa he escandallosa
      they ordered and commanded that the guild of Saint Euphemia be the firt [in the parade], then the guild of Saint Mary Mother, with its sword dance and candles and other amusements, if they have any, with the exception of the game of the cockatrice, which should go after the guilds of Saint Sebastian and Saint Michael, with the butcher's guild, because said cockatrice is scandalous
    Synonym: cocatriz

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish, from Quechua.

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Noun[edit]

coca f (plural cocas)

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

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

coca m (plural cocas)

  1. Alternative form of coco
  2. claw (pincer of a crustacean)

References[edit]

  • coq” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • coca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • coca” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • coca” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

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)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French coca, from Spanish, from Quechua.

Noun[edit]

coca f (uncountable)

  1. coca plant

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Southern Ndebele[edit]

Verb[edit]

-coca?

  1. to chat, to discuss

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Quechua koka or Aymara kuka (coca).

Noun[edit]

coca f (plural cocas)

  1. coca (any of the four cultivated plants which belong to the family Erythroxylaceae, native to western South America)
  2. coca (the dried leaf of one of these plants)
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  • English: coca

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of cocaína (cocaine).

Noun[edit]

coca f (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) cocaine
    Synonyms: cocaína, perico, farlopa

Etymology 3[edit]

Abbreviation of Coca-Cola.

Noun[edit]

coca f (plural cocas)

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

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Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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-coca?

  1. to chat

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Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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-coca

  1. to become clean

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