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[kan-er] /ˈkæn ər/
noun
1.
a person who cans meat, fruit, etc., for preservation.
2.
an animal yielding meat of poor quality, suitable only for canning.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism; can2 + -er1
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/ˈkænə/
noun
1.
a person or organization whose job is to can foods
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