cupriferous
adjective Date: 1784 containing copper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cupriferous — Cu*prif er*ous (k? pr?f ?r ?s), a. [Cuprum + ferous.] Containing copper; as, cupriferous silver. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cupriferous — [kyo͞o prif′ər əs, ko͞oprif′ər əs] adj. [ CUPRI + FEROUS] containing copper …   English World dictionary

  • cupriferous — /kyooh prif euhr euhs, kooh /, adj. containing or yielding copper. [1775 85; CUPRI + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • cupriferous — adjective Containing or producing copper …   Wiktionary

  • cupriferous — bearing copper Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cupriferous — adj. containing or producing copper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cupriferous — cu·prif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • cupriferous — cu•prif•er•ous [[t]kyuˈprɪf ər əs, ku [/t]] adj. chem. containing or yielding copper • Etymology: 1775–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • cupriferous — /kjuˈprɪfərəs/ (say kyooh prifuhruhs) adjective yielding copper …   Australian English dictionary

  • cupriferous — (ˈ)k(y)ü|prif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: cupri + ferous : containing copper …   Useful english dictionary

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