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sudoriferous

[soo-duh-rif-er-uh s]
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adjective
  1. bearing or secreting sweat.

Origin of sudoriferous

1590–1600; < Late Latin sūdōrifer (Latin sūdōr-, stem of sūdor sweat (sūd(āre) to sweat + -ōr- -or1) + -i- -i- + -fer -fer) + -ous
Related formssu·dor·if·er·ous·ness, noun
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Historical Examples

  • I hope he enjoys the odoriferous, sudoriferous resting-place.

    Hurricane Hurry

    W.H.G. Kingston


British Dictionary definitions for sudoriferous

sudoriferous

adjective
  1. producing or conveying sweatAlso: sudoriparous (ˌsjuːdəˈrɪpərəs)
Derived Formssudoriferousness, noun

Word Origin

C16: via New Latin from sudor + Latin ferre to bear
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sudoriferous in Medicine

sudoriferous

(sōō′də-rĭfər-əs)
adj.
  1. Carrying or producing sweat.
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