cupro-

cupro-

or cupri- or cupr-
pref.
Copper: cupriferous.

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

cupro-

,

cupri-

or before a vowel

cupr-

combining form
(Chemistry) indicating copper: cupronickel; cuprite.
[from Latin cuprum]
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1947: Cupro- nickel coins were issued by the British Mint to replace silver.