colon is the dictionary form of cola Definition of colon
1. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
Related terms: large_intestine transverse_colon megacolon ascending_colon descending_colon sigmoid_colon sigmoid_vein
2. [ noun ] the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos
Synonyms: El_Salvadoran_colon
Related terms: El_Salvadoran_monetary_unit centavo
3. [ noun ] the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos
Synonyms: Costa_Rican_colon
Related terms: Costa_Rican_monetary_unit centimo
4. [ noun ] (government,geography) a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
Synonyms: aspinwall
Related terms: city port Panama
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 423
6. [ noun ] a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)
Related terms: punctuation
Similar spelling:   col