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cuprum

[kyoo-pruh m, koo-] /ˈkyu prəm, ˈku-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
copper1 (def 1).
Origin of cuprum
< Late Latin; see copper1
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cuprum

/ˈkjuːprəm/
noun
1.
an obsolete name for copper1
Word Origin
Latin: copper1
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