càncer

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin cancer (crab), from Ancient Greek καρκίνος (karkínos, crab); applied to cancerous tumors because the enlarged veins resembled the legs of a crab. Doublet of cranc, which was inherited.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

càncer m (plural càncers)

  1. cancer