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Cape buffalo a large, fierce, black buffalo native to southern Africa whose horns form a helmetlike structure.
Cape Cod a peninsula on the southern coast of Massachusetts. [2 definitions]
Cape Horn a cape on an island that belongs to Chile, at the extreme southern end of South America.
Capella a yellow triple star in the constellation Auriga, having a magnitude of 0.1.
Cape Maleia the southeastern promontory of the Peloponnesus, where, in Greek mythology, Odysseus was thrown off course.
Cape of Good Hope a cape on the Atlantic at the southern tip of Africa.
caper1 to leap, hop, or skip about in a playful manner; frolic; gambol. [4 definitions]
caper2 a low, spiny shrub of the Mediterranean region. [2 definitions]
capercaillie a large grouse with a fanlike tail, native to the forests of northern Europe.
Cape Town the legislative capital of South Africa. (Cf. Bloemfontein, Pretoria.)
Cape Verde an African country comprising Atlantic islands west of the Senegal coast.
capful the amount that the cap of a bottle will hold.
capias a legal document directing an officer to arrest a specific person.
capillaceous having hairlike fibers. [2 definitions]
capillarity the tension between contacting surfaces of a liquid and a solid that causes the liquid to rise or fall; capillary action.
capillary a minute, hairlike blood vessel connecting the end of an artery to the beginning of a vein. [6 definitions]
capillary attraction see capillarity.
cap in hand in a humble manner.
capital1 the city where the central government of a nation or state is located. [10 definitions]
capital2 in architecture, the uppermost part of a column or pillar.
capitalism an economic system in which the means of production and distribution are privately owned and prices are chiefly determined by open competition in a free market.