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Definition of Cankered

Cankered
Canker Can"ker (k[a^][ng]"k[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cankered (-k[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cankering.] 1. To affect as a canker; to eat away; to corrode; to consume. No lapse of moons can canker Love. --Tennyson. 2. To infect or pollute; to corrupt. --Addison. A tithe purloined cankers the whole estate. --Herbert.
Canker
Canker Can"ker (k[a^][ng]"k[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cankered (-k[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cankering.] 1. To affect as a canker; to eat away; to corrode; to consume. No lapse of moons can canker Love. --Tennyson. 2. To infect or pollute; to corrupt. --Addison. A tithe purloined cankers the whole estate. --Herbert.
Canker
Canker Can"ker, v. i. 1. To waste away, grow rusty, or be oxidized, as a mineral. [Obs.] Silvering will sully and canker more than gliding. --Bacom. 2. To be or become diseased, or as if diseased, with canker; to grow corrupt; to become venomous. Deceit and cankered malice. --Dryden. As with age his body uglier grows, So his mind cankers. --Shak.

Meaning of Cankered from wikipedia

- A plant canker is a small area of dead tissue, which grows slowly, often over years. Some cankers are of only minor consequence, but others are ultimately...
- Citrus canker is a disease affecting Citrus species caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas axonopodis. Infection causes lesions on the leaves, stems, and...
- Canker-worm may refer to following inchworms: Alsophila pometaria, the fall cankerworm Paleacrita vernata, the spring cankerworm...
- mouth ulcers (aphthae) in otherwise healthy individuals. The informal term canker sores is also used, mainly in North America, although this may also refer...
- Leucostoma canker is a fungal disease that can kill stone fruit (Prunus spp.). The disease is caused by the plant pathogens Leucostoma persoonii and Leucostoma...
- Cypress canker is a disease affecting Cupressus species, caused by one of several species of fungus in the genus Seiridium. Infection causes die-back of...
- hickories. Once infected, these trees will also exhibit orange bark with cankers. However, they will not exhibit shoot die back and death of the main tree...
- Scleroderris canker (American name), or Brunchorstia disease (European name), Gremmeniella abietina, is a species of fungal diseases infecting coniferous...
- Coptis (goldthread or canker root) is a genus of between 10–15 species of flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae, native to Asia and North America...
- Phomopsis stem canker of sunflowers. In sunflowers, Phomopsis helianthi (teleomorph =Diaporthe helianthi) is the causative agent behind stem canker. Its primary...
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