cupronickel

noun
cu·​pro·​nick·​el | \ ˌkyü-prō-ˈni-kəl How to pronounce cupronickel (audio) , ˌkü- \

Definition of cupronickel

: an alloy of copper and nickel especially : one containing about 70 percent copper and 30 percent nickel

First Known Use of cupronickel

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Cupronickel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cupronickel. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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