[Sephardic Hebrew kah-pah-rah; Ashkenazic Hebrew kah-paw-ruh] /Sephardic Hebrew kɑ pɑˈrɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew kɑˈpɔ rə/
noun, plural kapparoth, kapparot
[Sephardic Hebrew kah-pah-rawt] /Sephardic Hebrew kɑ pɑˈrɔt/ (Show IPA), kapparos [Ashkenazic Hebrew kah-paw-rohs] /Ashkenazic Hebrew kɑˈpɔ roʊs/ (Show IPA). Hebrew.
a ritual performed by some Orthodox Jews before Yom Kippur that consists of swinging a fowl around the head and reciting prayers that symbolically transfer the person’s sins to the fowl.
[kahp-tahyn] /kɑpˈtaɪn/ noun 1. Jacobus Cornelis [yah-koh-bys kawr-ney-lis] /yɑˈkoʊ büs kɔrˈneɪ lɪs/ (Show IPA), 1851–1922, Dutch astronomer.
[kah-poo-ahs] /ˈkɑ puˌɑs/ noun 1. a river in W Kalimantan, in central Borneo, flowing SW to the South China Sea. 710 miles (1142 km) long.
[kah-puh-kuh] /ˈkɑ pə kə/ noun 1. a New Zealand tree, Griselinia littoralis, of the dogwood family, having brown, hairy twigs and small, greenish flowers, grown as an ornamental. /kɑːpuːkə/ noun (pl) kapuka 1. (NZ) another name for broadleaf (sense 2)
[kap-uh-skey-sing] /ˌkæp əˈskeɪ sɪŋ/ noun 1. a town in central Ontario, in S Canada.