from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as caper.


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  • Indeed, the caper-plant has an important usage in Sardinian cuisine and its name has a long history with an unknown origin

    The Minoan name for Minoa

  • It is oftentimes supposed that the stalk of the Origanum maru would be too short and too slender for the purposes described in this passage, and that another plant with a longer and firmer stem, for instance, the caper-plant (capparis spinosa) is the one meant by the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • My ear soon guided me to its entrance, which was marked by a shed encompassed with mossy fragments, and almost concealed by bushes of the caper-plant in full red bloom.

    Dreams Waking Thoughts and Incidents


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