MEANING: noun:
1. A playful leap: caper.
2. A leap made by a trained horse involving a backward kick of the hind legs at the top of the leap.

ETYMOLOGY: From Middle French capriole (caper) or Italian capriola (leap), from Latin capreolus (goat), diminutive of caper (goat). Earliest documented use: 1580.


APRIOLE - what's left when you remove the pit from the fuzzy orange fruit

CAPRIOSE - goatlike

CAPRIOLE - what Cal Ripken covers his head with