[kan-suh-luh s]

Origin of cancellous

1830–40; < Latin cancell(us) lattice (see cancellus) + -ous
Related formssub·can·cel·lous, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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[kăn-sĕləs, kănsə-ləs]
  1. Cancellated.
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