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[ kan-er ]
/ ˈkæn ər /
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noun

a person who cans meat, fruit, etc., for preservation.
an animal yielding meat of poor quality, suitable only for canning.

Nearby words

  1. canned laughter,
  2. cannel coal,
  3. cannellini bean,
  4. cannelloni,
  5. cannelure,
  6. cannery,
  7. cannes,
  8. cannetille,
  9. cannibal,
  10. cannibalism

Origin of canner

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; can2 + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for canner

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/ (ˈkænə) /

noun

a person or organization whose job is to can foods
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