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cupferron

[ kuhp-fuh-ron, kyoop-, koop- ]
/ ˈkʌp fəˌrɒn, ˈkyup-, ˈkup- /
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noun
a creamy-white crystalline substance, C6H9N3O2, used as a reagent in analytical chemistry for the detection of copper.
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Also called copperon.

Origin of cupferron

<German (1909) <Latin cup(rum) copper1 + fer(rum) iron + German -on-on1
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