sudoriferous

[soo-duh-rif-er-uh s]

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 formssu·dor·if·er·ous·ness, noun
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Related Words for sudoriferous

clammy, drippy, glowing, hot, moist, perspiring, soaked, sticky, wet, bathed, drenched, dripping, stinky

Examples from the Web for sudoriferous

Historical Examples of sudoriferous

  • I hope he enjoys the odoriferous, sudoriferous resting-place.

    Hurricane Hurry

    W.H.G. Kingston


British Dictionary definitions for sudoriferous

sudoriferous

adjective

producing or conveying sweatAlso: sudoriparous (ˌsjuːdəˈrɪpərəs)
Derived Formssudoriferousness, noun

Word Origin for sudoriferous

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

sudoriferous

[sōō′də-rĭfər-əs]

adj.

Carrying or producing sweat.
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