Definition of Caprifigs

1. Noun. (plural of caprifig) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Caprifigs

1. caprifig [n] - See also: caprifig

Caprifigs Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Caprifigs Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Caprifigs

capriccio
capriccios
capriccioso
caprice
caprices
capricious
capriciously
capriciousness
caprid
caprids
caprification
caprifications
caprified
caprifies
caprifig
caprifigs (current term)
caprifole
caprifoles
caprifoliaceous
capriform
caprify
caprigenous
capriloquism
caprimulgid
caprimulgiform bird
caprin
caprine
caprine animal
caprine arthritis-encephalomyelitis
caprine arthritis-encephalomyelitis virus

Literary usage of Caprifigs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by American Pomological Society (1900)
"what has become of the Blastophaga during the generation of the second crop of caprifigs known as mammon!. In the development of the third or over-wintering ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1909)
"Valuable New Varieties of Figs and caprifigs Found in the Maslin Orchard. ... Of the 139 trees in bearing, 74, or slightly over half, are caprifigs, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"in the summer generation of caprifigs {mammoni), although Count Solms-Lau- bach found only twenty seeds in forty mammoni. Perhaps one flower in 2000 is ..."

4. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"But in the staminate figs, known as caprifigs, there are short-styled rudiments of pistillate flowers (often called gall flowers, fig. ..."

5. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"But it is only the wild, inedible, or 'caprifigs' that serve her purpose. ... It is therefore necessary to maintain a plantation of caprifigs in or near the ..."

6. Our Insect Friends and Enemies: The Relation of Insects to Man, to Other by John Bernhard Smith (1909)
"And as the insects ire very small and very frail, the caprifigs must be either well distributed among the Smyrna trees, or the infested ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Caprifigs

Search for Caprifigs on Dictionary.com!Search for Caprifigs on Thesaurus.com!Search for Caprifigs on Google!Search for Caprifigs on Wikipedia!

Search