What is the noun for coca?

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  1. Any of the four cultivated plants which belong to the family Erythroxylaceae, native to western South America.
  2. The dried leaf of one of these plants, the South American shrub (Erythroxylum coca), widely cultivated in Andean countries, which is the source of cocaine.
  3. Examples:
    1. “The coca farmers, who had yet to join the protests, indicated that they would march on La Paz and block the roads.”
      “But coca is a very resilient plant, and fresh green leaves are already sprouting from stalks fumigated a few months ago.”
      “Bolivia was told that if coca production didn't cease entirely by 2000, aid packages would stop and the loans would be called in.”
  1. (uncountable) A stimulant narcotic, derived from cultivated plants of the genus Erythroxylum, in the form of a white powder that users generally self-administer by insufflation through the nose.
  2. (countable) Any derivative of cocaine.
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “The addictive and euphorogenic effects of cocaine are thought to result primarily from inhibition of dopamine reuptake.”
      “All this time would be much better used in trying to catch those selling heroin or cocaine, drugs which kill.”
      “Ritalin is an amphetamine-like drug, a controlled substance with similar pharmacological properties to cocaine.”
  1. (organic chemistry) The ethyl ester of benzoylecgonine, structurally similar to cocaine, formed in vivo when cocaine and ethyl alcohol have been ingested simultaneously.
  2. Synonyms:
  1. A grower of coca leaves in Peru or Bolivia.
  1. (organic chemistry) An alkaloid found in coca.
  1. cocaine addiction
  2. Examples:
    1. “In the opinion of the committee, coca chewing must be considered a form of cocainism.”
      “In all of these, it should be used for short periods, and any symptoms of cocainism should be a warning to cease its administration.”
      “This question cannot be treated exclusively in reference to alcoholism, morphinism, cocainism, etc., which all reasonable men acknowledge to be evils.”
  1. A cocaine addict.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Here we have the speedfreak reminiscent of the experiences of the cocainist of 80 years ago.”
  1. Dated form of cocaine.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Pain is best relieved by hot fomentations, cocain, and in many cases the internal use of salicin or phenacetin.”
      “My attention was called to this many years ago, very shortly after the introduction of cocain as a local anesthetic.”
      “They also found that the cocain was not present in a colloidal form.”
  1. plural of cocainization
  1. plural of cocainist
  1. plural of cocalero
  1. plural of cocamine
  1. plural of coca
  2. Examples:
    1. “The Dutch colonial houses were graceful and large, set back amid cocas, kanary, and nutmeg trees, while the rest of the small town lay half hidden in the foliage of palms.”
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