[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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Related Words for spumanteeffervescent, carbonated, bubbly, champagne, bubbling, fizzy, gassy, spumante, sparkling
sparkling white wine from Asti in Piedmont, 1908, from Italian, literally "sparkling."
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