[ kuhp-fuh-ron, kyoop-, koop- ]
/ ˈkʌp fəˌrɒn, ˈkyup-, ˈkup- /


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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019