Definition of cankery in English:

cankery

(also cankry, caankery)

adjective

rare
  • 1Affected with or of the nature of (a) canker; infected, ulcerated; gangrenous. Now historical.

  • 2Of trees, fruit, etc.: affected with canker.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From canker + -y.

Pronunciation

cankery

/ˈkaŋkəri/