coperose


coperose
variant of copperas

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coperos(s)e, -ouse etc.,
obs. ff. copperas.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • COUPEROSE — Fines dilatations vasculaires siégeant le plus souvent à la face et généralement associées à une congestion permanente de celle ci (rosacée). Elle survient habituellement à la quarantaine, parfois plus tôt chez les sujets prédisposés.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Copperas — Cop per*as, n. [OE. coperose, F. couperose, fr. (assumed?) L. cuprirosa, equiv. to G. cha lkanqos, i. e. copper flower, vitriol. See {Copper} and {Rose.}] Green vitriol, or sulphate of iron; a green crystalline substance, of an astringent taste,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ferrous sulphate — Copperas Cop per*as, n. [OE. coperose, F. couperose, fr. (assumed?) L. cuprirosa, equiv. to G. cha lkanqos, i. e. copper flower, vitriol. See {Copper} and {Rose.}] Green vitriol, or sulphate of iron; a green crystalline substance, of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • copperas — noun Etymology: Middle English coperas, from Anglo French coperose, from Medieval Latin cuprosa, probably from aqua cuprosa, literally, copper water, from Late Latin cuprum Date: 14th century ferrous sulfate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • copperas — /kop euhr euhs/, n. Chem. See ferrous sulfate. [1400 50; late ME coperas, var. of ME coperose < ML (aqua) cuprosa copperish (water). See COPPER1, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • copperas — [ kɒp(ə)rəs] noun green crystals of hydrated ferrous sulphate, especially as an industrial product. Origin ME coperose, from OFr. couperose, from med. L. cuperosa, lit. flower of copper , from late L. cuprum (see copper1) + rosa rose ,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • copperas — cop•per•as [[t]ˈkɒp ər əs[/t]] n. chem. ferrous sulfate • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME coperas, var. of ME coperose < ML (aqua) cuprōsa copperish (water) …   From formal English to slang

  • copperas — /ˈkɒpərəs/ (say kopuhruhs) noun → ferrous sulphate. {Middle English coperose. Compare Old French couperose, from Medieval Latin (aqua) cuprōsa, from Late Latin cuprum. See copper1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • copperas — [käp′ər əs] n. [ME & OFr coperose < ML coperosium, prob. < * (aqua) cuprosa, lit., copper (water) < L cupreus, of copper] FERROUS SULFATE …   English World dictionary

  • copperas — n. green iron sulphate crystals. Etymology: ME coperose f. OF couperose f. med.L cup(e)rosa: perh. orig. aqua cuprosa copper water …   Useful english dictionary


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