bean caper

noun

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?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Learn More About bean caper

Dictionary Entries Near bean caper

bean cake

bean caper

bean-caper family

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for bean caper

Cite this Entry

“Bean caper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bean%20caper. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!