Definition of cupro in English:

cupro

noun

  • [mass 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

/ˈk(j)uːprəʊ/