- of or containing copper
Origin of cupreousLate Latin cupreus from cuprum: see copper
Of, resembling, or containing copper; coppery.
Origin of cupreousFrom Late Latin cupreus from cuprum copper ; see copper 1.
- A reddish-brown color, like that of polished copper.
(comparative more cupreous, superlative most cupreous)
- Of or of the nature of copper.
- (chemistry) Containing copper.
- Of a reddish-brown color, like that of polished copper.
From Latin cupreus, from cuprum (“copper”).