[ swah-vey; Italian saw-ah-ve ]
/ ˈswɑ veɪ; Italian sɔˈɑ vɛ /
a dry, white wine from Verona, Italy.
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Origin of soave
1940–45; < Italian < Latin suāvis sweet
Words nearby soave
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Rosini's term "soave" just expresses this picture, so fused and soft, rich yet transparent in the colouring.Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D'Agnolo|Leader Scott
British Dictionary definitions for soave
/ (ˈswɑːveɪ) /
a dry white wine from the Veneto region of NE Italy
Word Origin for Soave
C20: named after a town near Verona where it is produced
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