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1. canker n.(1)

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(a) A cancer, carcinoma; also, an ulcerated non-malignant tumor, a spreading ulcer; (b) ulceration of a wound, gangrene in a wound or ulcer; (c) a sore in the mouth, ?canker sores; ?also, an abscess…

2. cancre-fīs n. plural

Additional spellings: cancrefis
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Gangrenous ulcers of the leg [ = cancrene].

3. cancre-frēte ppl.

Additional spellings: cancrefrete
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Eaten by cancer, cancerous.