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Main Entry: 1ca·per
Pronunciation: primarystresskamacr-pschwar
Function: noun
Etymology: from earlier capers "caper shrub or berry" (mistaken as a plural), from Middle English caperis (same meaning), from Latin capperis "caper shrub"
: a pickled flower bud or young berry of a low prickly shrub of the Mediterranean region that is used as a seasoning

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