coca

Part of speech: noun

The dried leaves of a South American shrub, used as a tonic.

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Usage examples "coca":

  1. Yet although our dangers were so many, strangely enough, during all this time, even in that heat neither of us fell sick, as I think because of the herb which Kari carried in his bag, that I found was named Coca, whereof we obtained more as we went and ate from time to time. - "The Virgin of the Sun", H. R. Haggard.
  2. Fonseca died at Burgos, on the 4th of November, 1524, and was interred at Coca. - "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II)", Washington Irving.
  3. Vacations, Coca Cola and moviemania! - "The University of Hard Knocks", Ralph Parlette.