from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of certain Andean evergreen shrubs or small trees of the genus Erythroxylum, especially E. coca, whose leaves contain cocaine and other alkaloids.
- n. The dried leaves of such a plant, chewed by people of the Andes for a stimulating effect and also used for extraction of cocaine and other alkaloids.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon coca), widely cultivated legally in Andean countries, and the source of cocaine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon Coca). In med., called Erythroxylon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The dried leaf of Erythroxylon Coca, natural order Linaceæ, a small shrub of the mountains of Peru and Bolivia, but cultivated in other parts of South America.
- n. The plant itself.
- n. A Japanese rice-measure, equal to about 5 Winchester bushels.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States comedienne who starred in early television shows with Sid Caesar (1908-2001)
- n. a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes; a source of cocaine
- n. dried leaves of the coca plant (and related plants that also contain cocaine); chewed by Andean people for their stimulating effect
The coca (_Erythroxylon coca_, Lam.) is a shrub about six feet in height, with bright green leaves and white blossoms.
Too bad it was $100 in coca cola stock or something.
The third was known as Bolivian, but it referred to coca found along the eastern slope of the Andes in both that country and Peru.
The fragile states along Africa's west coast have become major trafficking hubs for cocaine on its way from Latin American coca fields to the European market.
Those wings remind of for fried chicken wings in coca-cola, which are also sweet. those arn’t coca-cola fried chicken wings are they?
The United States says that Bolivia - the world's third-largest producer of coca, after Colombia and Peru - produces too much excess coca, which is often processed into cocaine and sold in South America and Europe.
Following a brief sacrifice to the Dragon Fertility Goddess (don't tell Dave!), we will enjoy a traditional breakfast of potatoes and mate de coca, which is basically boiled cocaine and which I'm told puts Starbucks to shame.
Morales won widespread support from the lower class with his campaign against the eradication of Bolivia's once-prolific production of coca, which is used to make cocaine.
Anyway, the new drink they're rolling out is a new cola coffee called coca-Cola Blak, spelled B-L-A-K.
Described as a coca admixture and labeled yarnayru, it was almost certainly chamairo.