perspiratory

[per-spahy-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, pur-sper-uh-]

Origin of perspiratory

First recorded in 1715–25; perspirat(ion) + -ory1
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British Dictionary definitions for perspiratory

perspiratory

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or stimulating perspiration
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