cupriferous

[kyoo-prif-er-uh s, koo-]
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Origin of cupriferous

First recorded in 1775–85; cupri- + -ferous
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Related Words for cupriferous

cupreous, cupriferous, cuprous

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British Dictionary definitions for cupriferous

cupriferous

adjective
  1. (of a substance such as an ore) containing or yielding copper
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