variant of cupri-: cupronickel.
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English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
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The bullet has a sharp point, is composed of a lead core and a jacket of cupro nickel, and weighs 150 grains.
British Dictionary definitions for cupro
cupri- or before a vowel cupr-
indicating coppercupronickel; cuprite
Word Origin for cupro-
from Latin cuprum
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