Origin of kava
Related formsKa·va·ic [kuh-vey-ik] /kəˈveɪ ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for kava
In a similar vein, kava kava, advertised as a natural anti-anxiety supplement, was taken off the market for causing liver failure.
The drunkenness produced by kava is of a melancholy, silent and drowsy character.
In particular Bruce's description of the Abyssinian custom of feeding upon "live bulls and kava" provoked a chorus of incredulity.The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen|Rudolph Erich Raspe
Kava and betel were introduced into Melanesia by different cultural migrations.Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
When we bade goodbye to the elder women, who had given us the kava, and walked down to the beach the canoe was gone.Concerning "Bully" Hayes|Louis Becke
A portion of kava root is handed to each person present, who chews it to a pulp, and then deposits his quid in the kava bowl.The Works of Lord Byron|Lord Byron