Origin of kava
OTHER WORDS FROM kavaKa·va·ic [kuh-vey-ik], /kəˈveɪ ɪk/, adjective
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How to use kava in a sentence
As a thank-you, the senior chief anointed me “Mati,” which means “fig,” and presented me with a sacred kava stick, now a favorite treasure.
In a similar vein, kava kava, advertised as a natural anti-anxiety supplement, was taken off the market for causing liver failure.
So home, a little before six, in a dashing squall of rain, to a bowl of kava and dinner.
We were entertained to kava in the guest-house with some very original features.
“Angona” is the same as “kava” in Samoa, and is the national beverage in Fiji.Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines|H. Wilfrid Walker
They were making kava (or ava or yangana), the native drink.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
When preparing for war a piece of green kava was bound on either side of the spear-point to strike the enemy with blindness.Savage Island|Basil C. Thomson