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frigorific

[ frig-uh-rif-ik ]
/ ˌfrɪg əˈrɪf ɪk /
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adjective

causing or producing cold.

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Origin of frigorific

1660–70; <Latin frīgorificus cooling, equivalent to frīgor- (stem of frīgus) cold + -i--i- + -ficus-fic
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British Dictionary definitions for frigorific

frigorific
/ (ˌfrɪɡəˈrɪfɪk) /

adjective

obsolete causing cold or freezing

Word Origin for frigorific

C17: from French frigorifique, from Latin frīgorificus, from frīgus cold, coldness + facere to make
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