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A poisonous gray-white to blue crystalline copper salt, CuSO4, used in agriculture, textile dyeing, leather and wood treatment, electroplating, and the manufacture of germicides.
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a hydrous copper sulfate, CuSO4∙5H2O.
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|Noun||1.||copper sulfate - a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide|
blue copperas, blue stone, blue vitriol, chalcanthite - hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulfate
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