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alcapares (pl.)

قثّاء الكَبَر · qiṯṯāʾ al-kabar genit. compound qṯʾ kbr capers (bot.) show/hide quotes
  • Avic. Qual. 39, 62 Nam, quando volumus conservare mustum a putrefactione et quod feteat, ponimus intus sinapim vel cucumeres qui dicuntur alcapares
  • Qass. 225, 7 وإذا أردنا أن تحفظ [sic] العصير من أن يعفن وينتن فإنا نجعل فيه الخردل أو قثاء الكبر
  • 1 Avic. Qual.

Dietrich 1988, no. II 156.

< Arabic, probably < Greek κάππαρις. Lokotsch 1927, no. 978. The Latin term is not documented in MLW, DMLBS and LLNMA. Cf. capparis and cucumer.

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