caper

  1. any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  2. pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
  3. a crime (especially a robbery)
  4. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
  5. gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

Caper

(Capparis) These tender shrubs are found wild from southwestern Europe to Afghanistan and Upper India. The main kind, C. spinosa, is commonly known as the Caper. This spiny, tender perennial forms a shrub growing 2 to 3 feet high and 3 to 5 feet wide. Capers are the unopened flower buds of this plant. The buds are popular for use in sauces, butters...
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caper

[n] - any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis 2. [n] - pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces 3. [n] - a crime (especially a robbery) 4. [v] - jump about playfully
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CAPER

Canadian Post-M.D. Education Registry. Système informatisé sur les stagiaires post-M.D. en formation clinique
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Caper

Ca'per intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Capered present participle & verbal noun capering .] [ From older capreoll to caper, confer French se cabrer to prance; all ultimately from Latin caper , cap...
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Caper

Ca'per noun 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.
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Caper

Ca'per noun [ Dutch kaper .] A vessel formerly used by the Dutch, privateer. Wright.
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Caper

Ca'per noun [ French câpre , from Latin capparis , Greek ...; confer Arabic & Persian al-kabar .] 1. The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper ( Capparis spinosa ), much used for pickles. 2. (Botany) A plant of the genus...
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caper

noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
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caper

noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
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caper

verb jump about playfully
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Caper

• (n.) A frolicsome leap or spring; a skip; a jump, as in mirth or dancing; a prank. • (v. i.) To leap or jump about in a sprightly manner; to cut capers; to skip; to spring; to prance; to dance. • (n.) A vessel formerly used by the Dutch, privateer. • (n.) The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper ...
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caper

caper (short form of capriola) 1. To leap or to skip around in a sprightly manner; to prance; to frisk; to gambol. 2. A playful leap or skip. 3. A prank or trick; a harebrained escapade. 4. A frivolous, carefree episode or activity. 5. Slang: a criminal or illegal act; such as, a burglary or robbery. 6. A spiny shrub, Capparis spin...
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Caper

[disambiguation] The caper is a perennial spiny shrub that bears rounded, fleshy leaves and big white to pinkish-white flowers, best known for the edible flower buds (capers). Caper may also refer to: ...
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CAPER

[organization] The Camara Argentina de Proveedores y Fabricantes de Equipos de Radiodifusion (CAPER) is an organization that promotes and protects the interests of radio and television broadcasters in the Republic of Argentina. Created in 1988 as replacement of Camara Argentina de Industria Electronica (CADIE). There are more than 3,000 loc...
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Caper

Caper is slang for an activity.
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Caper

Caper is slang for an activity.
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caper

caper, common name for members of the Capparidaceae, a family of tropical plants found chiefly in the Old World and closely related to the family Cruciferae (mustard family). Capparis spinosa is cultivated in the Mediterranean area for its flower buds—capers—which are pickled and used as...
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Caper

Caper (Capparis spinosa) is a deciduous, shrubby perennial of the family Capparidaceae found in rocky places and waste areas of the Mediterranean region. It has straggly, sometimes spiny stems branching from the base. The leaves are circular to ovate in shape and rather fleshy. The flowers are carried singly in the leaf axils, opening flat with fou...
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caper

Trailing shrub native to the Mediterranean. Its flower buds are preserved in vinegar as a condiment. (Capparis spinosa, family Capparidaceae.)
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Caper

C. spinosa is native to the Mediterranean, East Africa, Madagascar, south-western and Central Asia, Himalayas, the Pacific Islands, Indomalaya, and Australia. It is present in almost all the circum-Mediterranean countries, and is included in the flora of most of them, but whether it is indigenous to this region is uncertain. Although the flora of ...
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Caper

The pickled bud from the caper bush which is used in sauces and as condiments for smoked fish and nicoise salad.
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