Definition of rancour in English:

rancour

Line breaks: ran|cour
Pronunciation: /ˈraŋkə
 
/
(US rancor)

noun

[mass noun]

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from late Latin rancor 'rankness' (in the Vulgate 'bitter grudge'), related to Latin rancidus 'stinking'.

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