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Yagona vs. Kava

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Yagonanoun

The kava plant.

Kavanoun

A plant from the South Pacific, Piper methysticum.

Yagonanoun

The drink made from the kava plant.

Kavanoun

An intoxicating beverage made from the kava plant.

Kavanoun

A species of Macropiper (Macropiper methysticum), the long pepper, from the root of which an intoxicating beverage is made by the Polynesians, by a process of mastication; also, the beverage itself.

Kavanoun

an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub

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Kavanoun

a narcotic sedative drink made in Polynesia from the crushed roots of a plant of the pepper family.

Kavanoun

the Polynesian shrub from which kava is obtained.

Kava

Kava or kava kava (Piper methysticum: Latin 'pepper' and Latinized Greek 'intoxicating') is a crop of the Pacific Islands. The name kava is from Tongan and Marquesan, meaning 'bitter'; other names for kava include ʻawa (Hawaiʻi), ʻava (Samoa), yaqona or yagona (Fiji), sakau (Pohnpei), seka (Kosrae), and malok or malogu (parts of Vanuatu).

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