I.v. inch. n. [cancer, III.], to become cancerous, be afflicted with a cancer, to suppurate like a cancer (post-class.; only in perf.), Plin. Val. 1, 10; App. Horb. 36; Marc. Emp. 9.—Hence, cancĕrātus , a, um, cancerous: “vulnera,” Plin. Val. 4, 32: “ulcera,” id. ib. 4, 51.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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