cava

noun
ca·​va | \ ˈkä-və How to pronounce cava (audio) \
variants: or Cava
plural cavas or Cavas

Definition of cava

: a sparkling wine produced in Catalonia Offer one bubbly, be it Cava, Champagne or Prosecco …— Mike DeSimone et al. Spanish cava makers are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the bubbly this year …— Al Goodman

First Known Use of cava

1978, in the meaning defined above

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“Cava.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cava. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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cava

noun
ca·​va | \ ˈkäv-ə How to pronounce cava (audio) , ˈkā-və How to pronounce cava (audio) \
plural cavae\ ˈkäv-​ˌē How to pronounce cavae (audio) , -​ˌī; ˈkā-​ˌvē How to pronounce cavae (audio) \

Medical Definition of cava

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Other Words from cava

caval \ -​vəl How to pronounce caval (audio) \ adjective

cava

Medical Definition of cava (Entry 2 of 2)

plural of cavum

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