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frigorific

[frig-uh-rif-ik] /ˌfrɪg əˈrɪf ɪk/
adjective
1.
causing or producing cold.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; < Latin frīgorificus cooling, equivalent to frīgor- (stem of frīgus) cold + -i- -i- + -ficus -fic
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frigorific

/ˌfrɪɡəˈrɪfɪk/
adjective
1.
(obsolete) causing cold or freezing
Word Origin
C17: from French frigorifique, from Latin frīgorificus, from frīgus cold, coldness + facere to make
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Word Origin and History for frigorific
adj.

"causing cold," 1660s, from French frigorifique, from Late Latin frigorificus "cooling," from Latin frigus (genitive frigoris) "cold, cool, coolness" (see frigid) + -ficus "making," root of facere "make, do" (see factitious).

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