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cankerous

[ kang-ker-uhs ]
/ ˈkæŋ kər əs /
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adjective
resembling canker.
causing canker.
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Origin of cankerous

First recorded in 1535–45; canker + -ous
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How to use cankerous in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cankerous

cankerous
/ (ˈkæŋkərəs) /

adjective
having cankers
infectious; corrupting
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