cankerous

cankerous

[kang-ker-uhs]
adjective
1.
resembling canker.
2.
causing canker.

Origin:
1535–45; canker + -ous

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cankerous (ˈkæŋkərəs)
 
adj
1.  having cankers
2.  infectious; corrupting

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