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Definition of "canam" [canam]

  • A dry measure of Pondicherry, India, equal to 72 liters, or 2 United States bushels. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "canam" in a sentence
  • "Yes | No | Report from canam wrote 46 weeks 5 days ago"
  • "In his first poem to Tuticanus, Ovid had promised that other poems would follow: 'teque canam quacumque nota, _tibi carmina mittam_' (xii 19)."
  • "Luck joins the phrase with the following _tibi carmina mittam_, but the construction seems somewhat cumbersome; it is probably better to retain the comma after _nota_ and take the phrase with _teque canam_."