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Canker

Can´ker   Pronunciation: kăņ´kẽr
n.1.
1.A corroding or sloughing ulcer; esp. a spreading gangrenous ulcer or collection of ulcers in or about the mouth; - called also water canker, canker of the mouth, and noma.
2.Anything which corrodes, corrupts, or destroy.
3.(Hort.) A disease incident to trees, causing the bark to rot and fall off.
4.(Far.) An obstinate and often incurable disease of a horse's foot, characterized by separation of the horny portion and the development of fungoid growths; - usually resulting from neglected thrush.
5.A kind of wild, worthless rose; the dog-rose.
Black canker
See under Black.
v. t.1.To affect as a canker; to eat away; to corrode; to consume.
[imp. & p. p. Cankered (-kẽrd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cankering.]
No lapse of moons can canker Love.
- Tennyson.
2.To infect or pollute; to corrupt.
v. i.1.To waste away, grow rusty, or be oxidized, as a mineral.
2.To be or become diseased, or as if diseased, with canker; to grow corrupt; to become venomous.
Noun1.Cankercanker - an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
Verb1.canker - become infected with a canker
2.canker - infect with a canker
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Canis
Canis aureus
Canis dingo
Canis familiaris
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Canis lupus
Canis lupus tundrarum
Canis Major
Canis Minor
Canis niger
Canis rufus
canistel
canistel tree
Canister
canister shot
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Canker bloom
Canker blossom
canker brake
Canker fly
Canker rash
Canker-bit
Cankered
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