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cava

/ˈkɑːvə/
noun
1.
a Spanish sparkling wine produced by a method similar to that used for champagne
Word Origin
from Spanish
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  • But she realized that the idle remarks of her acquaintance at cava had some foundation in fact.

    Irma in Italy Helen Leah Reed
  • So the little girl was thinking all the way from Pagani to cava.

    Pappina, the Little Wanderer Katherine Wallace Davis
  • From this organ they pass on into the heart through the Vena cava inferior.

    The Action of Medicines in the System Frederick William Headland
  • At dusk the little cava station gave no hint of what the place was.

    Irma in Italy Helen Leah Reed
  • The left common iliac vein was plugged up, by a continuation of the coagulum from the cava.

  • Several canoes paddled alongside, and the people in them, after presenting the cava root, came boldly on board.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
cava in Medicine

cava ca·va (kā'və)
n.
See vena cava.

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