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- n. Plural form of caprifig.
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They must be grown alongside a separate and inedible crop of “caprifigs,” from which the wasps obtain fig pollen and lay their eggs.
Caprification: is that method or process through which the Smyrna figs are fertilized by Blastophaga throughthe medium of wild, inedible or "caprifigs."