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Topic: CROPS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old North French
Origin: cancre, from Latin cancer; CANCER

canker

noun
     
can‧ker [uncountable and countable]
1 an evil influence that spreads quickly among people and is difficult to destroy:
the canker of violence in modern society
2MIHBP a disease that affects trees or plants
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