cupreous


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cu·pre·ous

 (ko͞o′prē-əs, kyo͞o′-)
adj.
Of, resembling, or containing copper; coppery.

[From Late Latin cupreus, from cuprum, copper; see copper1.]

cupreous

(ˈkjuːprɪəs)
adj
1. (Elements & Compounds) of, consisting of, containing, or resembling copper; coppery
2. (Colours) of the reddish-brown colour of copper
[C17: from Late Latin cupreus, from cuprum copper1]
Translations

cupreous

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References in classic literature ?
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