cuprous

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cuprum (copper), +‎ -ous.

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cuprous (not comparable)

  1. Of, or of the nature of, copper.
  2. (chemistry) Containing copper with an oxidation number of 1.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (of or of the nature of copper): cupreous

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