stertor


ster·tor

noun \ˈstər-tər, -ˌtr\

Definition of STERTOR

:  the act of producing a snoring sound :  snoring

Origin of STERTOR

New Latin, from Latin stertere to snore; akin to sternuere to sneeze
First Known Use: 1804

Rhymes with STERTOR

ster·tor

noun \ˈstərt-ər, ˈstər-ˌt(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STERTOR

: the act or fact of snoring : stertorous breathing

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