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Cancer US English

A constellation (the Crab), said to represent a crab crushed under the foot of Hercules. It is most noted for the globular star cluster of Praesepe (the Beehive cluster)

Cancer New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

fourth sign of the zodiac

a Cancer in Cancer US English

A person born when the sun is in the sign of Cancer

cancer US English

The disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body

cancer US Thesaurus

most skin cancers are curable if detected early

cancer stick US English

A cigarette

cancer cluster US English

A geographic area with a statistically higher than average occurrence of cancer among its residents

tropic US English

The parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north tropic of Cancer or south tropic of Capricorn of the equator

tropic1 US English

The parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north tropic of Cancer or south tropic of Capricorn of the equator

Cancer magister in Dungeness crab US English

A large crab found off the west coast of North America, where it is popular as food

Cancer pagurus in edible crab US English

A large pinkish-brown European crab with black-tipped pincers, typically found in inshore waters and caught for food


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