Wine created on island of Capri frequently a light dry white wine
- an island (section of Campania) in Bay of Naples in southern Italy; a traveler destination noted for beautiful views
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Female
island inside Bay of Naples, of unknown origin: Latin capra "she-goat," Greek kapros "boar," Etruscan capra "burial place" all have now been suggested. As a kind of wine, 1877; as a form of jeans, 1956 (see Capri pants).
The white muscat wines of Vesuvius are also of good quality, and the island of Capri produces some excellent wine.