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cuprum

[kyoo-pruh m, koo-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. copper1(def 1).
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Origin of cuprum

From Late Latin; see origin at copper1
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  • For the cramping, Cuprum and Veratrum are the remedies to be given alternately.

    An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art

    B. L. Hill


British Dictionary definitions for cuprum

cuprum

noun
  1. an obsolete name for copper 1
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Word Origin

Latin: copper 1
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