See also: Cancro

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

cancro m (plural cancri)

  1. (oncology) cancer
    Synonym: tumore

Related termsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

cancrō

  1. dative/ablative singular of cancer

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɐ̃.kɾu/, [ˈkɐ̃.kɾu]

  • Hyphenation: can‧cro

NounEdit

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

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkankɾo/, [ˈkãŋ.kɾo]

NounEdit

cancro m (plural cancros)

  1. canker

Further readingEdit