cuprous oxide

cuprous oxide
noun

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cuprous oxide,
a dark-red, crystalline compound used in paints for ship bottoms, in making red glazes on pottery and glassware, and in treating the seeds of various vegetables to prevent damping-off. Formula: Cu2O

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