caper-sauce

caper-sauce
cāˈper-sauce noun
A sauce for boiled mutton, etc, made with capers
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  • Caper sauce — Caper Ca per, n. [F. c[^a]pre, fr. L. capparis, Gr. ?; cf. Ar. & Per. al kabar.] 1. The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper ({Capparis spinosa}), much used for pickles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant of the genus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caper sauce — /keɪpə ˈsɔs/ (say kaypuh saws) noun a sauce, usually white sauce, to which capers have been added …  

  • caper sauce — noun allemande sauce with capers • Hypernyms: ↑sauce …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caper — Ca per, n. [F. c[^a]pre, fr. L. capparis, Gr. ?; cf. Ar. & Per. al kabar.] 1. The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper ({Capparis spinosa}), much used for pickles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caper bush — Caper Ca per, n. [F. c[^a]pre, fr. L. capparis, Gr. ?; cf. Ar. & Per. al kabar.] 1. The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper ({Capparis spinosa}), much used for pickles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant of the genus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caper tree — Caper Ca per, n. [F. c[^a]pre, fr. L. capparis, Gr. ?; cf. Ar. & Per. al kabar.] 1. The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper ({Capparis spinosa}), much used for pickles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant of the genus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sauce ravigote — classic, lightly acidic sauce in French cuisine, which may be prepared either warm or cold. The warm sauce is based upon velouté, cut with white wine vinegar, though not classically with Dijon mustard as it is universally nowadays, and the cold… …   Wikipedia

  • Bean caper — Caper Ca per, n. [F. c[^a]pre, fr. L. capparis, Gr. ?; cf. Ar. & Per. al kabar.] 1. The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper ({Capparis spinosa}), much used for pickles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant of the genus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sauce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dressing, dip, gravy; compote; fillip, flavor, zest, taste; slang, liquor; informal, insolence. See food, drinking. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A condiment] Syn. appetizer, gravy, seasoning; see flavoring …   English dictionary for students

  • caper — 1. v. & n. v.intr. jump or run about playfully. n. 1 a playful jump or leap. 2 a a fantastic proceeding; a prank. b sl. any activity or occupation. Phrases and idioms: cut a caper (or capers) act friskily. Derivatives: caperer n. Etymology: abbr …   Useful english dictionary

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