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cupferron

[kuhp-fuh-ron, kyoop-, koop-]
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noun
  1. a creamy-white crystalline substance, C6H9N3O2, used as a reagent in analytical chemistry for the detection of copper.

Origin of cupferron

< German (1909) < Latin cup(rum) copper1 + fer(rum) iron + German -on -on1
Also called copperon.
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