cuprum

[ kyoo-pruhm, koo- ]
/ ˈkyu prəm, ˈku- /

noun Chemistry.

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Origin of cuprum

From Late Latin; see origin at copper1
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British Dictionary definitions for cuprum

cuprum
/ (ˈkjuːprəm) /

noun

an obsolete name for copper 1

Word Origin for cuprum

Latin: copper 1
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