See also: Canner

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English canner; equivalent to can +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ænə(r)

NounEdit

canner (plural canners)

  1. Someone or something which cans.
    • 1937, Technology Review (volume 40, page 100)
      One machine in which Mr. Taylor takes special pride is a salmon canner, which engulfs a whole salmon, decapitates and decaudates it, skins it, blows out its viscera, cuts it into pieces, deposits them in the can, sterilizes them []
  2. A large pot used for processing jars when preserving food, either in a boiling water bath or by capturing steam to elevate the pressure and temperature.
  3. (US, slang) Someone who lives off container deposit refunds from recycling.
  4. An animal yielding inferior meat best suited to canning.
    Coordinate term: cutter
    • 1905, United States. Bureau of Corporations, Report of the Commissioner of Corporations on the Beef Industry (page 89)
      Bulls and cows used for breeding, when finally sent to market, are inferior for dressed-beef production. Bulls are demanded especially for sausage and similar products. Cows are largely used as cutters and canners []

FrenchEdit

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VerbEdit

canner

  1. (Quebec, informal) to can
  2. (France, slang) to die

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From canne +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

canner

  1. (rare) A manufacturer of cans.
  2. (rare, Late Middle English) A machine that removes impurities from wine.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: canner

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