• synonyms


  1. 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.

    Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army

    War Department.

British Dictionary definitions for cupro


cupri- or before a vowel cupr-

combining form
  1. indicating coppercupronickel; cuprite
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Word Origin for cupro-

from Latin cuprum
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