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3 definitions found
 for cola
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cola \Co"la\, n.,
     L. pl. of Colon.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cola \Co"la\, n. [NL., fr. a native name.] (Bot.)
     (a)
  
     1. A genus of sterculiaceous trees, natives of tropical
        Africa, esp. Guinea, but now naturalized in tropical
        America, esp. in the West Indies and Brazil.
        (b) Same as Cola nut, below.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. a dark-colored carbonated soft drink flavored with extract
        of the cola nut, and often colored with caramel; also, any
        soft drink similar in color and flavor to a cola-flavored
        drink. The name was predominantly derived from the popular
        soft drink Coca-Cola.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Cola
      n 1: large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts [syn:
           Cola, genus Cola]
      2: carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope'
         is a southernism in the United States) [syn: cola, dope]

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