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cancerate

[ kan-suh-reyt ]
/ 藞k忙n s蓹藢re瑟t /
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verb (used without object), can路cer路at路ed, can路cer路at路ing.
to become cancerous; develop into cancer.
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Origin of cancerate

First recorded in 1680鈥90, cancerate is from the Late Latin word cancer膩tus cancerous. See cancer, -ate1
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