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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a Niger-Congo language, compare Temne kola, Mandinka kola. The beverage "Coca-Cola" was what made the term widely known.

Alternative formsEdit

  • (the plant or nut): kola

NounEdit

cola (countable and uncountable, plural colas)

  1. The kola plant, genus Cola, famous for its nut, or one of these nuts.
  2. A beverage or a drink made with kola nut flavoring, caramel and carbonated water.
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Etymology 2Edit

See colon.

NounEdit

cola

  1. (obsolete) plural of colon

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

cola (plural colas)

  1. A cluster of buds on a cannabis plant.

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a contraction of the preposition con (with) + feminine singular article la (the).

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ContractionEdit

cola f (masculine col, neuter colo, masculine plural colos, feminine plural coles)

  1. with the

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin colla, from Ancient Greek κόλλα (kólla, glue). Compare French colle, Spanish and Portuguese cola, Italian colla.

NounEdit

cola f (plural coles)

  1. glue

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

cola f (plural coles)

  1. cola

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

cola

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of colar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of colar

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English cola, from the drink Coca Cola.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cola m (plural cola's, diminutive colaatje n)

  1. cola (drink)
  2. kola (nut)

FijianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cola

  1. carry (on the shoulders)

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cola

  1. inflection of colare:
    1. third-person singular present
    2. second-person singular imperative

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

cōlā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cōlō

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Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

cola m

  1. cloth

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔ.lɐ/
  • Hyphenation: co‧la

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin colla, from Ancient Greek κόλλα (kólla, glue). Compare Spanish cola, French colle, Italian colla.

NounEdit

cola f (plural colas)

  1. glue, paste (sticky adhesive substance)
  2. adhesive
  3. (Brazil, slang) cheat sheet, a copy of content used to help to complete a school or university test, often illegally

Etymology 2Edit

From Vulgar Latin coda, from Latin cauda. Doublet of cauda, a borrowing.

NounEdit

cola f (plural colas)

  1. (Brazil, slang) track (of someone or something to be followed)
  2. (Brazil, slang) trail (of someone or something to be followed)
  3. tail (dated)
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Etymology 3Edit

From a Niger-Congo language, or from Sudanese.

NounEdit

cola f (plural colas)

  1. (botany) kola (tree or fruit):
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SpanishEdit

 
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Cola de un león (a lion's tail).
 
Cola de avión (aircraft tail).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkola/
  • Hyphenation: co‧la

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin coda, from Latin cauda, or from its diminutive caudula. Cognate to French queue and Italian coda.

NounEdit

cola f (plural colas)

  1. (anatomy) tail
  2. (aviation) empennage, aircraft tail
  3. (astronomy) coma (a comet's tail)
  4. line (US); queue (UK)
  5. (computing, informatics) queue
  6. (slightly vulgar) ass, the buttocks
  7. (Chile, LGBT, sometimes pejorative) gayboy, homo
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Etymology 2Edit

From Vulgar Latin colla, from Ancient Greek κόλλα (kólla). Cognate to Portuguese cola, Italian colla, French colle.

 
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NounEdit

cola f (plural colas)

  1. (adhesive) glue
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Etymology 3Edit

From a Niger-Congo language.

 
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NounEdit

cola f (plural colas)

  1. (drink) cola (short form of bebida de cola)
  2. (nut) kola
  3. (tree) kola tree
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VerbEdit

-cola?

  1. (transitive) to grind

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