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Definitions of kava in various dictionaries:
noun - an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
A dioecious shrub (Piper methysticum) native to the Pacific islands, having cordate leaves and minute flowers clustered in solitary spikes.
The narcotic beverage made from the roots of this plant.
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|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|This ceremonial drink of Fiji is made from the roots of a pepper plant & is served in a coconut shell cup|
|(Jeff Probst reads the clue from the Fiji Islands.) Yongona is the Fijian name for this ceremonial drink, an infusion made from the roots of a pepper plant|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub|
|A dioecious shrub (Piper methysticum) native to the Pacific islands, having cordate leaves and minute flowers clustered in solitary spikes.|
|A dietary supplement derived from the roots of this plant, used as a sedative.|
Kava or kava kava or Piper methysticum (Latin "pepper" and Latinized Greek "intoxicating") is a crop of the Pacific Islands. The name kava(-kava) is from Tongan and Marquesan, meaning "bitter"; other names for kava include awa (Hawaii), ava (Samoa), yaqona (Fiji), sakau (Pohnpei), and malok or malogu (parts of Vanuatu). Kava is consumed throughout the Pacific Ocean cultures of Polynesia, including Hawaii and Vanuatu, and Melanesia and some parts of Micronesia for its sedating effects.|
* The root of the plant is used to produce an entheogenic drink with sedative, anesthetic, and euphoriant properties. Its active ingredients are called kavalactones. A Cochrane systematic review concluded it was likely to be more effective than placebo at treating short-term anxiety.
* Moderate consumption of kava (in its traditional form) has been deemed as presenting an "acceptably low level of health risk" by the World Health Organization or WHO, after numerous concerns over liver toxicity. However, consum