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 ?
Beside this I got a rare mess of golden and silver and bright cupreous fishes, which looked like a string of jewels.
Pronotum at most tumid behind head; clypeus anteriorly rounded, sometimes briefly truncate but not shallowly emarginated; pronotum frequently with sides broadly marked with brown, longitudinal central third or more dark brown to black, sometimes with cupreous reflections .
The second point to observe, after the exuberant cumulative style, is the location of these temporary gatherings in grand, majestic spaces--the opposite of the blistered and pitiful houses of the Mojave and Utah, whose environments are fierce and cupreous, or coppery and metallic.