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Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, 17th century


Made of copper.

Examples of Cupreous in a sentence

"The Moscow mule is a mixed drink traditionally served in a cupreous cup."

"Our DIY cupreous kitchen counter is made of thousands of pennies held in place with resin."

About Cupreous

“Cupreous” comes from Latin, in which “cūpreus” means “copper.”

Did you Know?

Very few metals appear in what’s called their native form — they don’t come out of the earth as recognizable metals. This is not true of copper, however; native copper has been used by human civilizations for thousands of years, mostly to make tools. Elemental copper also appears in a wide variety of nutrient-rich foods, such as shellfish, whole grains, and organ meats. These cupreous foods help the body absorb iron and generate blood cells, and also help with energy production.

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