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sudorific

[ soo-duh-rif-ik ]
/ ˌsu dəˈrɪf ɪk /
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adjective
causing sweat; diaphoretic.
noun
a sudorific agent.
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Origin of sudorific

1620–30; <New Latin sūdōrificus, equivalent to Latin sūdōr-, stem of sūdor sweat (see sudoriferous) + -i--i- + -ficus-fic

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British Dictionary definitions for sudorific

sudorific
/ (ˌsjuːdəˈrɪfɪk) /

adjective
producing or causing sweating; sudatory
noun
a sudorific agent

Word Origin for sudorific

C17: from New Latin sūdōrificus, from sudor + Latin facere to make
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