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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Woody, climbing shrub of the soapberry family, growing in parts of South America, having seeds that contain caffeine and are used in soft drinks;

Usage examples (37)
  • Mr. Tuttle calls guarana particularly worrisome because it acts as a stimulant, like caffeine.
  • The vodka isn't flavored, and you can't taste the guarana, which is a South American plant rich in caffeine.
  • Another Brazilian drink, bottled "guarana", is made from a fruit growing in the Amazon; it tastes a bit like cream soda.
  • The giant brewers removed caffeine and other stimulants, such as guarana, from those drinks under settlements with states last year. for more
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