Definition of cupro in English:

cupro

Pronunciation /ˈkyo͞oprō/ /ˈkjuproʊ/

noun

  • A type of rayon made by dissolving cotton cellulose with cuprammonium salts and spinning the resulting solution into filaments.

    ‘Some fabrics related to rayon are cupro and lyocell, better known as Tencel.’

Origin

1980s an invented word, probably from cuprammonium.

Pronunciation

cupro

/ˈkyo͞oprō/ /ˈkjuproʊ/