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Definition of Caper
CaperCaper 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
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. CaperCaper 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
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. CaperCaper 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 Ca"per, n. [D. kaper.]
A vessel formerly used by the Dutch, privateer. --Wright.
Meaning of Caper from wikipedia
spinosa, the caper
bush, also called Flinders
rose, is a perennial plant
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 caper story
is a subgenre
fiction. The typical caper story involves
one or more crimes
(especially thefts, swindles, or occasionally
- edible flower
may also refer
(name) Flavius Caper
, a 2nd-century Latin grammarian CAPER
(organization), an organization...
- The heist
film or caper
film is a subgenre
that tell a caper
story. These films feature plots
a team of skillful...
- The Great Muppet Caper
is a 1981 musical heist comedy
by Jim Henson
(in his feature directorial
debut). It is the second theatrical
- 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
- The CBU Capers
are the athletic teams
Cape Breton University
in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The teams
as the UCCB Capers
AI (alternatively known
) is a software technology company
AI-powered automated checkout devices
as well as AI-based...
lathyris, the caper spurge
spurge, is a species
of spurge native
to southern Europe
(Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal), northwest
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