Definition of cupro in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈk(j)uːprəʊ


[mass noun]
  • A type of rayon made by dissolving cotton cellulose with cuprammonium salts and spinning the resulting solution into filaments.
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    • Some fabrics related to rayon are cupro and lyocell, better known as Tencel.


1980s: an invented word, probably from cuprammonium.

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