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Meaning of KAVA

Pronunciation:  'kâvu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (Polynesian) an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub

KAVA is a 4 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: kavakava
 See Also: alcohol, alcoholic beverage, inebriant, intoxicant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ka"va\, n. [Polynesian.] (Bot.)
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. [Written also {kawa}, {kava}, and

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