Definition of bean caper
: any of several perennial plants constituting the genus Zygophyllum and having usually ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers especially : a small shrub or tree (Z. fabago) of the eastern Mediterranean region and southwestern Asia that has yellow 5-petaled flowers brick red at the base
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors
- On Contractions of Multiple Words
- A Look at Uncommon Onomatopoeia
- Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?