Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Capparis nobilis, a small tree of Australia, with a pulpy fruit of the size of a large orange.

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Examples

  • If the word be a misprint for Ghadá it means a kind of Euphorbia which, with the Arák (wild caper-tree) and the Daum palm (Crucifera thebiaca), is one of the three normal growths of the Arabian desert

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Euphorbia which, with the Arák (wild caper-tree) and the Daum palm (Crucifera thebiaca), is one of the three normal growths of the Arabian desert (Pilgrimage iii.

    Arabian nights. English

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