spumante

spumante

[Italian spoo-mahn-te; English spuh-mahn-tee, -tey, spyuh-]
noun
1.
Italian. any sparkling wine.

Origin:
< Italian: literally, foaming; see spume

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Main Entry:  spumante
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See Asti Spumante
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spumante
sparkling white wine from Asti in Piedmont, 1908, from It., lit. "sparkling."
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