a combining form meaning “copper,” used in the formation of compound words: cupriferous.

Nearby words

  1. cuppy,
  2. cupr-,
  3. cuprammonium,
  4. cupreous,
  5. cupressus,
  6. cupric,
  7. cupric hydroxide,
  8. cupric sulfate,
  9. cupriferous,
  10. cuprite

Also cupr-, cupro-.

Origin of cupri-

combining form of Late Latin cuprum copper1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019