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can
  • n  airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
  • n  the quantity contained in a can
  • n  a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
  • n  the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • n  a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  • n  a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
  • v  preserve in a can or tin
  • v  terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
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can of worms
  • n  a source of unpredictable trouble and complexity
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canaan
  • n  an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
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canaanite
  • n  a member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied Canaan before it was conquered by the Israelites
  • n  the extinct language of the Semitic people who occupied Canaan before the Israelite conquest
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canachites canadensis
  • n  North American grouse that feeds on evergreen buds and needles
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canada
  • n  a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada
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canada anemone
  • n  common summer-flowering woodland herb of Labrador to Colorado
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canada balsam
  • n  yellow transparent exudate of the balsam fir; used as a transparent cement in optical devices (especially in microscopy) and as a mounting medium
  • n  medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees
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canada ginger
  • n  deciduous low-growing perennial of Canada and eastern and central United States
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canada goose
  • n  common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
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canada jay
  • n  a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crest; noted for boldness in thievery
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canada lily
  • n  common lily of the eastern United States having nodding yellow or reddish flowers spotted with brown
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canada moonseed
  • n  a woody vine of eastern North America having large oval leaves and small white flowers and purple to blue-black fruits
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