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cupreous (adj.)

1660s, "consisting of or containing copper," from Late Latin cupreus "of copper," from cuprum, alternative form of cyprum "copper" (see copper (n.1)). Meaning "copper-colored" is by 1804. Related: Cupric (1799).

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