Definition of rancor in English:

rancor

Syllabification: ran·cor
Pronunciation: /ˈraNGkər
 
/
(British rancour)

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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