|1.||either of two shrubs, Erythroxylon coca or E. truxiuense, native to the Andes: family Erythroxylaceae|
|2.||the dried leaves of these shrubs and related plants, which contain cocaine and are chewed by the peoples of the Andes for their stimulating effects|
|[C17: from Spanish, from Quechuan kúka]|
"Drink the brain tonic and intellectual soda fountain beverage Coca-Cola." [Atlanta "Evening Journal," June 30, 1887].