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sudoriferous

[soo-duh-rif-er-uh s] /ˌsu dəˈrɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
bearing or secreting sweat.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Late Latin sūdōrifer (Latin sūdōr-, stem of sūdor sweat (sūd(āre) to sweat + -ōr- -or1) + -i- -i- + -fer -fer) + -ous
Related forms
sudoriferousness, noun
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sudoriferous

/ˌsjuːdəˈrɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
producing or conveying sweat Also sudoriparous (ˌsjuːdəˈrɪpərəs)
Derived Forms
sudoriferousness, noun
Word Origin
C16: via New Latin from sudor + Latin ferre to bear
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sudoriferousness' in Medicine

sudoriferous su·dor·if·er·ous (sōō'də-rĭf'ər-əs)
adj.
Carrying or producing sweat.

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