[Italian spoo-mahn-te; English spuh-mahn-tee, -tey, spyuh-]
- Italian. any sparkling wine.
- Asti spumante.
Origin of spumante
< Italian: literally, foaming; see spume
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Word Origin and History for spumante
sparkling white wine from Asti in Piedmont, 1908, from Italian, literally "sparkling."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper