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cankerous

[kang-ker-uh s] /ˈkæŋ kər əs/
adjective
1.
resembling canker.
2.
causing canker.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; canker + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for cankerous

cankerous

/ˈkæŋkərəs/
adjective
1.
having cankers
2.
infectious; corrupting
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