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.
Example sentences
  • Some fabrics related to rayon are cupro and lyocell, better known as Tencel.


1980s: an invented word, probably from cuprammonium.

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