A sparkling wine made from a blend of grapes, produced primarily in and near Catalonia.
A Spanish white sparkling wine made using the méthode champenoise.
Origin of cava
Catalan cellar, cavafrom Late Latin ditch, trenchfrom Latin neuter pl. ofcavushollowkeuə- in Indo-European roots
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Cava Sentence Examples
There is one anterior vena cava, formed by the union of the two jugular and two axillary veins.
vena cava filter is a small, metal device about an inch long, shaped rather like the spokes of an umbrella.
A, View of the heart of a dog infested with Filaria immitis Leidy; the right ventricle and base of the pulmonary artery have been opened: a, aorta; b, pulmonary artery; c, vena cava; d, right ventricle; e, appendix of left auricle; f, appendix of right auricle.
It receives the three great venous trunks of the body, namely the vena cava superior dextra, the vena cava superior sinistra more dorsally, and the vena cava inferior more to the right and below; the opening of the last is guarded by two prominent valves in place of the mammalian valvula Eustachii.