cupriferous

cupriferous

[kyoo-prif-er-uhs, koo-]
adjective
containing or yielding copper.

Origin:
1775–85; cupri- + -ferous

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cupriferous (kjuːˈprɪfərəs)
 
adj
(of a substance such as an ore) containing or yielding copper

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