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/ ˈkeɪpəz /

plural noun

  1. the flower buds of the caper plant, which are pickled and used as a condiment
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Example Sentences

Mix thoroughly and taste; depending on the saltiness of the anchovy and capers, more salt may be desired.

Using a rasp, zest the meyer lemon into the bowl and add the chopped herbs, anchovy, capers and a few grinds of black pepper.

I absolutely love the assertiveness of olives and capers, especially when paired with a meaty fish like swordfish.

The salty capers are a good foil for the sweetness of the crab and carrots.

No cutting fancy ball room capers, No Cinemas or evening papers.

He cut innumerable capers as he laid this supper at the feet of Honey-Bee.

He cuts as many capers in a lifetime as there are stars in heaven or grains of sand in a barrel of sugar.

Capers, are when in rising or leaping from the Ground, one Leg beats against the other, which we call Cutting.

When thoroughly done, take off the paper, and serve up the salmon with melted butter and capers.


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