cancro

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See also: Cancro

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cancer, cancrum. Compare the doublet granchio (crab), inherited through a Vulgar Latin diminutive form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkan.kro/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ankro
  • Hyphenation: càn‧cro

Noun[edit]

cancro m (plural cancri)

  1. (oncology) cancer
    Synonym: tumore

Related terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

cancrō

  1. dative/ablative singular of cancer

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cancer, cancrum. Doublet of câncer and caranguejo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɐ̃.kɾu/, [ˈkɐ̃.kɾu]

  • Hyphenation: can‧cro

Noun[edit]

cancro m (plural cancros)

  1. (Portugal) cancer
    Synonym: (Brazil) câncer
  2. (Portugal, figuratively) a very undesirable, prejudicial or in any other way negative thing
    Synonym: (Brazil) câncer

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkankɾo/, [ˈkãŋ.kɾo]

Noun[edit]

cancro m (plural cancros)

  1. canker

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