kava kava

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\ ˈkä-və-ˈkä-və How to pronounce kava kava (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The other psychoactive substances assessed included: hallucinogenic mushrooms; anticholinergic plants such as Jimsonweed and Angel's trumpet; nutmeg; kava kava; and the dietary supplement kratom. Nadia Kounang, CNN, "Calls to Poison Control for psychoactive drug exposure on the rise," 26 Nov. 2019

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1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Kava kava.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kava%20kava. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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kava kava

noun
\ ˈkäv-ə-ˈkäv-ə How to pronounce kava kava (audio) \

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