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Definition of Caper

Caper
Caper Ca"per, n. [F. c[^a]pre, fr. L. capparis, Gr. ?; cf. Ar. & Per. al-kabar.] 1. The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper (Capparis spinosa), much used for pickles. 2. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Capparis; -- called also caper bush, caper tree. Note: The Capparis spinosa is a low prickly shrub of the Mediterranean coasts, with trailing branches and brilliant flowers; -- cultivated in the south of Europe for its buds. The C. sodada is an almost leafless spiny shrub of central Africa (Soudan), Arabia, and southern India, with edible berries. Bean caper. See Bran caper, in the Vocabulary. Caper sauce, a kind of sauce or catchup made of capers.
Caper
Caper Ca"per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Capered p. pr. & vb. n. capering.] [From older capreoll to caper, cf. F. se cabrer to prance; all ultimately fr. L. caper, capra, goat. See Capriole.] To leap or jump about in a sprightly manner; to cut capers; to skip; to spring; to prance; to dance. He capers, he dances, he has eyes of youth. --Shak.
Caper
Caper Ca"per, n. A frolicsome leap or spring; a skip; a jump, as in mirth or dancing; a prank. To cut a caper, to frolic; to make a sportive spring; to play a prank. --Shak.
Caper
Caper Ca"per, n. [D. kaper.] A vessel formerly used by the Dutch, privateer. --Wright.

Meaning of Caper from wikipedia

- Capparis spinosa, the caper bush, also called Flinders rose, is a perennial plant that bears rounded, fleshy leaves and large white to pinkish-white flowers...
- The "Canadian Caper" was the joint covert rescue by the Canadian government and the CIA of six American diplomats who had evaded capture during the seizure...
- The caper story is a subgenre of crime fiction. The typical caper story involves one or more crimes (especially thefts, swindles, or occasionally kidnappings)...
- edible flower buds (capers). Caper or Capers may also refer to: Capers (name) Flavius Caper, a 2nd-century Latin grammarian CAPER (organization), an organization...
- The heist film or caper film is a subgenre of crime film, consisting of films that tell a caper story. These films feature plots in which a team of skillful...
- The Great Muppet Caper is a 1981 musical heist comedy film directed by Jim Henson (in his feature directorial debut). It is the second theatrical film...
- Catalina Caper, also known as Never Steal Anything Wet, is a 1967 comedy musical mystery film starring Tommy Kirk. It blends the beach party format with...
- The CBU Capers are the athletic teams that represent Cape Breton University in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The teams were known as the UCCB Capers from 1982...
- Caper AI (alternatively known as Caper) is a software technology company that develops and deploys AI-powered automated checkout devices as well as AI-based...
- Euphorbia lathyris, the caper spurge or paper spurge, is a species of spurge native to southern Europe (Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal), northwest Africa...