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Wordnet 3.0


1. of or containing divalent copper;
[syn: cupric, cuprous]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cuprous \Cu"prous\ (k?"pr?s), a. [From Cuprum.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, copper; containing copper; -- said of those compounds of copper in which this element is present in its highest proportion. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cuprous adj 1: of or containing divalent copper [syn: cupric, cuprous]