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cupro-

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  1. variant of cupri-: cupronickel.
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Examples from the Web for cupro

Historical Examples

  • The bullet has a sharp point, is composed of a lead core and a jacket of cupro nickel, and weighs 150 grains.

    Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army

    War Department.


British Dictionary definitions for cupro

cupro-

cupri- or before a vowel cupr-

combining form
  1. indicating coppercupronickel; cuprite

Word Origin

from Latin cuprum
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