noun, plural ve·nae ca·vae [vee-nee -key-vee]. /ˈvi ni ˈkeɪ vi/. Anatomy.
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In 1972, I was assigned by a magazine to write a story on Cava.
Also on my “must” list: BLT Steak, DC Coast, Oval Room and Cava.
Like the French Crémants, Cava is made using the traditional Champagne method.
Maccabeo provides Cava with its body; Xarel-lo lends notes of earth; and Parellada imparts a touch of ripe apples.
Try drinking it via a porrón, a glass pitcher traditionally used with the Spanish sparkler cava.
By this passage it is taken into the right auricle, along with the impure blood of the vena cava.
Ante et post eam purus sanguis ita acriter ex dura terra effluxit, ut ex vena incisa.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Repairing next to Vena, he that offers oblations of water to the gods and the Pitris, obtains a car drawn by peacocks and cranes.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1|Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
It is found in Egypt, and lives in the vena port and in all its ramifications in man.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
From its metallic appearance and toughness, this bed is called vena ferrata, the iron vein.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure