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
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
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.