tumour

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tumour (plural tumours)

  1. UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada spelling of tumor.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Tumour is the standard modern British and Commonwealth spelling (including Canada), and tumor is the standard American spelling.

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin tumor.

Noun[edit]

tumour ?

  1. tumor (abnormal swelling of an animal's living tissue)
    • 1288,
      Tumour ou enflour

Descendants[edit]