American copper

noun

Definition of American copper

: a common copper butterfly (Lycaena hypophlaeas) widely distributed in central and eastern North America north of the Gulf coast

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First Known Use of American copper

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of American copper was in 1881

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“American copper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20copper. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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