Definition of Kava

1. Noun. An alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub.

Exact synonyms: Kavakava
Generic synonyms: Alcohol, Alcoholic Beverage, Alcoholic Drink, Inebriant, Intoxicant
Geographical relationships: Polynesia



Definition of Kava

1. n. A species of Macropiper (M. methysticum), the long pepper, from the root of which an intoxicating beverage is made by the Polynesians, by a process of mastication; also, the beverage itself.

Definition of Kava

1. Noun. A plant from the South Pacific, ''Piper methysticum''. ¹

2. Noun. An intoxicating beverage made from the kava plant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kava

1. a tropical shrub [n -S]

Medical Definition of Kava

1. A species of Macropiper (M. Methysticum), the long pepper, from the root of which an intoxicating beverage is made by the Polynesians, by a process of mastication; also, the beverage itself. Alternative forms: kawa, kava, and ava. Origin: Polynesian. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kava

katywampus
katzenjammer
katzenjammers
kaugh
kaughs
kauluamine
kaurene synthetase
kauri
kauri copal
kauri gum
kauri pine
kauri resin
kauries
kauris
kaury
kava (current term)
kavain
kavakava
kavakavas
kaval
kavalactone
kavalactones
kavals
kavas
kavithai
kavya
kaw
kawa

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