cupreous


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cupreous

1. of, consisting of, containing, or resembling copper; coppery
2. of the reddish-brown colour of copper

cupreous

[′kyü·prē·əs]
(science and technology)
Containing or resembling copper.
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When I was at the British Museum last Spring, with some blue cupreous sulfate of lead [linarite], you told me if I met with anything more I was to let you know.
A somewhat surprising result is that we fail to recover in our analyses a monophyletic assemblage of the "metallic" species- those that have the cupreous coloration in the head and thorax (A.