cupri-

cupri-

a combining form meaning “copper,” used in the formation of compound words: cupriferous.
Also, cupr-, cupro-.


Origin:
combining form of Late Latin cuprum copper1

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cupro-, (before a vowel) cupri- or (before a vowel) cupr-
 
combining form
indicating copper: cupronickel; cuprite
 
[from Latin cuprum]
 
cupri-, (before a vowel) cupri- or (before a vowel) cupr-
 
combining form
 
[from Latin cuprum]
 
cupr-, (before a vowel) cupri- or (before a vowel) cupr-
 
combining form
 
[from Latin cuprum]

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