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Related to bean caper: Syrian bean caper
(Plants) a shrub, Zygophyllum fabago, of E Mediterranean regions, whose flower buds are eaten as a substitute for capers: family Zygophyllaceae
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|Noun||1.||bean caper - perennial shrub of the eastern Mediterranean region and southwestern Asia having flowers whose buds are used as capers|
genus Zygophyllum, Zygophyllum - usually tropical herbs or shrubs having ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers: bean capers