The Meaning of can

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Cankerous

a.
Affecting like a canker.

Canker rash

A form of scarlet fever characterized by ulcerated or putrid sore throat.

Cankerworm

n.
The larva of two species of geometrid moths which are very injurious to fruit and shade trees by eating, and often entirely destroying, the foliage. Other similar larvae are also called cankerworms.

Cankery

a.
Like a canker; full of canker.

Cankery

a.
Surly; sore; malignant.

Canna

n.
A measure of length in Italy, varying from six to seven feet. See Cane, 4.

Canna

n.
A genus of tropical plants, with large leaves and often with showy flowers. The Indian shot (C. Indica) is found in gardens of the northern United States.

Cannabene

n.
A colorless oil obtained from hemp by distillation, and possessing its intoxicating properties.

Cannabin

n.
A poisonous resin extracted from hemp (Cannabis sativa, variety Indica). The narcotic effects of hasheesh are due to this resin.

Cannabine

a.
Pertaining to hemp; hempen.

Cannabis

n.
A genus of a single species belonging to the order Uricaceae; hemp.

Cannel coal

A kind of mineral coal of a black color, sufficiently hard and solid to be cut and polished. It burns readily, with a clear, yellow flame, and on this account has been used as a substitute for candles.

Cannery

n.
A place where the business of canning fruit, meat, etc., is carried on.

Cannibal

n.
A human being that eats human flesh; hence, any that devours its own kind.

Cannibal

a.
Relating to cannibals or cannibalism.

Cannibalism

n.
The act or practice of eating human flesh by mankind. Hence; Murderous cruelty; barbarity.

Cannibally

adv.
In the manner of cannibal.

Cannikin

n.
A small can or drinking vessel.

Cannily

adv.
In a canny manner.

Canniness

n.
Caution; crafty management.
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