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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Marked by or infected with canker; ulcerous.
  • adj. Causing canker; ulcerating.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Infected with canker; ulcerous
  • adj. Causing canker; ulcerating

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Affecting like a canker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of or resembling canker; corrosive; ulcerous; gangrenous: as, a cankerous sore or eruption.
  • Causing canker; chafing; corroding; ulcerating.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an ulcer or canker

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