cupferron

cupferron

[kuhp-fuh-ron, kyoop-, koop-]
noun
a creamy-white crystalline substance, C 6 H 9 N 3 O 2 , used as a reagent in analytical chemistry for the detection of copper.
Also called copperon.


Origin:
< German (1909) < Latin cup(rum) copper1 + fer(rum) iron + German -on -on1

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