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Dictionary entry overview: What does cuprite mean?
• CUPRITE (noun)
The noun CUPRITE has 1 sense:
1. a mineral consisting of cuprous oxide that is a source of copper
Familiarity information: CUPRITE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A mineral consisting of cuprous oxide that is a source of copper
Nouns denoting substances
Hypernyms ("cuprite" is a kind of...):
mineral (solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition)
Meronyms (substance of "cuprite"):
atomic number 29; copper; Cu (a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor)
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