spumante

Pronunciation: [spoo-MAHN-tay; spoo-MAHN-tee]

pl. Italian for "sparkling," as in wine. See also asti spumante; frizzante.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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