sudoriferous

[ soo-duh-rif-er-uh s ]
/ ˌsu dəˈrɪf ər əs /

adjective

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 forms

su·dor·if·er·ous·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sudoriferous

sudoriferous

/ (ˌsjuːdəˈrɪfərəs) /

adjective

producing or conveying sweatAlso: sudoriparous (ˌsjuːdəˈrɪpərəs)

Derived Forms

sudoriferousness, noun

Word Origin for sudoriferous

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

sudoriferous

[ sōō′də-rĭfər-əs ]

adj.

Carrying or producing sweat.
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