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Capra

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Capra goats
    • n Capra United States film maker (1897-1991)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The "Sesame Street" characters Bert and Ernie were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the cab driver in Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Like."
    • n Capra (Zoöl) A genus of ruminants, including the common goat.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Capra A genus of hollow-horned ruminants, of the family Bovidæ, typical of the subfamily Caprinæ, and typified by the common goat, Capra hircus. There are several other species, among them the ibexes, Capra ibex, C. pyrænica, etc. See goat, and cuts under ægagrus and ibex.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a she goat

Usage

In literature:

She was Francesca Capra; her husband had been assassinated three years before, leaving her a child.
"The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2" by Rupert Hughes
The retreat finally selected was the island of Caprae.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Ibex (Capra Sibirica) 10,000-14,000 ft. Kashmir, Lahul, Bashahr.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
Narses groaned as he saw the last ranks of the Longobardians disappear into the Gate of Caprae.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn
Equus, the Horse; Capra, the Goat; and Cercopithecus, the Monkey, are also each a well-stocked chemist's shop.
"Adventures and Enthusiasms" by E. V. Lucas
It was also called Capra Hircus, Cabrilla, Amalthea, and Olenia.
"Astronomical Curiosities" by J. Ellard Gore
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In news:

Frank Capra's Arsenic and Old Lace.
Local tennis players Beatrice Capra, Mitchell Frank, Taylor McKnight honored before US Open.
Like a slightly twisted, modern-day Frank Capra fable, Cedar Rapids delivers a rube of integrity (Ed Helms) into the big, bad world.
In the run-up to Christmas audiences will get the opportunity to see Frank Capra's classic masterpiece It's a Wonderful Life.
Larry Daggett stars as all the characters in "This Wonderful Life," a stage adaptation of the Frank Capra classic film "It's a Wonderful Life.
Alamogordo Daily News By Stephen Capra, For the Daily News.
After facing first and second with no outs in the bottom of the fifth, Capra and four Wingnuts' relievers combined to retire the final 14 batters to face them.
This Saturday at 9 pm, KCET brings you Frank Capra's 1941 drama "Meet John Doe, " which stars Barbara Stanwyck as a journalist who fabricates the harrowing story of a suicidal man to generate readers and save her job.
Drama Comedy Directed by: Frank Capra Starring: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, James Gleason.
The great Frank Capra's most ambitious and disturbing film, Meet John Doe is possibly more relevant today than when it first appeared in 1941.
Lets recast it as a Hollywood movie -- a. Frank Capra film we'll call "Mr. Obama Wants to Stay in Washington".
' Promised Land ': Matt Damon, John Krasinski drill Capra ground.
Rare films from Mae West, Frank Capra: Kenneth Turan's DVD pick.
The complete nucleotide sequence of goat ( Capra hircus ) mitochondrial genome.
Ronald Colman and Jane Wyatt played characters seeking the promises of Shangri-La in Frank Capra's 1937 movie Lost Horizon.
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In science:

Zanardi, V., Capra, L.: Social ranking: Uncovering relevant content using tag-based recommender systems.
Interest-Based vs. Social Person-Recommenders in Social Networking Platforms
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