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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Definitions for stertor

  1. A heavy snoring sound.

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Citations for stertor
He was snoring, a wheeze and stertor that animated the papers scattered round him... T.C. Boyle, Riven Rock
The stertor of Meat's breathing came softly, almost soothingly, through the wall. Chad Harbach, The Art of Fielding
Origin of stertor
Stertor comes from the Latin stret which meant “to snore.”