- variant of cupri-: cupronickel.
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Historical Examples of cupro
The bullet has a sharp point, is composed of a lead core and a jacket of cupro nickel, and weighs 150 grains.
cupri- or before a vowel cupr-
- indicating coppercupronickel; cuprite
Word Origin for cupro-
from Latin cuprum
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