cu·​prif·​er·​ous kyü-ˈpri-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce cupriferous (audio)
: containing copper

Word History

First Known Use

1784, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cupriferous was in 1784

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Cite this Entry

“Cupriferous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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