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somni-

1.
a combining form meaning “sleep”, used in the formation of compound words:
somnifacient.
Also, especially before a vowel, somn-.
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British Dictionary definitions for somni-

somni-

combining form
1.
sleep somniferous
Word Origin
from Latin somnus
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Word Origin and History for somni-

before vowels somn-, word-forming element meaning "sleep," from comb. form of Latin somnus (see Somnus).

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somni- in Medicine

somni- or somn-
pref.
Sleep: somnambulism.

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