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cupro

Syllabification: cu·pro
Pronunciation: /ˈkyo͞oprō
 
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Definition of cupro in English:

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.

Origin

1980s: an invented word, probably from cuprammonium.

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