from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A deciduous plant of warm climates, generally with fleshy leaves and flowers of a yellow or whitish yellow color, of the genus Zygophyllum.
  • n. See Bran caper, in the Vocabulary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Zygophyllum Fabago, a small tree, a native of the Levant. The flower-buds are used as capers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. perennial shrub of the eastern Mediterranean region and southwestern Asia having flowers whose buds are used as capers


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