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somniferous

adjective som·nif·er·ous \säm-ˈni-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of SOMNIFEROUS

:  soporific

Examples of SOMNIFEROUS

  1. <a somniferous enumeration of details that I could have done without>

Origin of SOMNIFEROUS

Latin somnifer somniferous, from somnus + -fer -ferous
First Known Use: 1602

Rhymes with SOMNIFEROUS

somniferous

adjective som·nif·er·ous \säm-ˈnif-(ə-)rəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOMNIFEROUS

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