soporiferous

[ sop-uh-rif-er-uh s, soh-puh- ]
/ ˌsɒp əˈrɪf ər əs, ˌsoʊ pə- /

adjective

bringing sleep; soporific.

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Origin of soporiferous

1580–90; < Latin sopōrifer (sopōr-, combining form of sopor sopor + -i- -i- + -fer -fer) + -ous

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