Can"cer*ite\, n. [Cf. F. canc['e]reux.] Like a cancer; having the qualities or virulence of a cancer; affected with cancer. "Cancerous vices." --G. Eliot. -- Can"cer*ous*ly, adv. -- Can"cer*ous*ness, n.
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