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cancrine

[kang-krin] /ˈkæŋ krɪn/
adjective, Prosody
1.
reading the same backwards as forwards:
a cancrine line.
Compare palindrome.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin cancr- (stem of cancer) cancer + -ine1
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