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spumante

[Italian spoo-mahn-te; English spuh-mahn-tee, -tey, spyuh-]
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noun
  1. Italian. any sparkling wine.
  2. Asti spumante.
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Origin of spumante

< Italian: literally, foaming; see spume
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Related Words

effervescent, carbonated, bubbly, champagne, bubbling, fizzy, gassy, spumante, sparkling

Word Origin and History for spumante

n.

sparkling white wine from Asti in Piedmont, 1908, from Italian, literally "sparkling."

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