somni-


a combining form meaning “sleep”, used in the formation of compound words: somnifacient.

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Also especially before a vowel, somn-.
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British Dictionary definitions for somn

somni-

before a vowel somn-


combining form

sleepsomniferous

Word Origin for somni-

from Latin somnus
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Medical definitions for somn

somni-

pref.

Sleep:somnambulism.
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