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Cap`ri*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [L.
caprificatio, fr. caprificare to ripen figs by
caprification, fr. caprificus the wild fig; caper
goat + ficus fig.] The practice of hanging, upon the
cultivated fig tree, branches of the wild fig infested with
minute hymenopterous insects.
&fist; It is supposed that the little insects insure
fertilization by carrying the pollen from the male flowers near
the opening of the fig down to the female flowers, and also
accelerate ripening the fruit by puncturing it. The practice has
existed since ancient times, but its benefit has been
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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