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[ kop-er-smith ]
/ ˈkɒp ərˌsmɪθ /


a person who makes utensils, jewelry, etc., out of copper.
a crimson-breasted barbet, Megalaima haemacephala, of India, southeast Asia, and adjacent islands, characterized by the ringing, metallic sound of its note.

Nearby words

copperheadism, copperheads, coppermine, copperon, copperplate, coppersmith, coppertone, coppery, coppice, copping, coppola

Origin of coppersmith

1300–50; Middle Englishcopresmythe. See copper1, smith Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for coppersmith


/ (ˈkɒpəˌsmɪθ) /


a person who works copper or copper alloys
an Asian barbet (a bird), Megalaima haemacephala, the call of which has a ringing metallic note
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