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cupriferous

[kyoo-prif-er-uh s, koo-] /kyuˈprɪf ər əs, ku-/
adjective
1.
containing or yielding copper.
Origin of cupriferous
1775-1785
First recorded in 1775-85; cupri- + -ferous
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cupriferous

/kjuːˈprɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
(of a substance such as an ore) containing or yielding copper
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