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sudoriferous

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adjective su·do·rif·er·ous \ˌsü-də-ˈri-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of sudoriferous

  1. :  producing or conveying sweat <sudoriferous glands> <a sudoriferous duct>



Origin and Etymology of sudoriferous

Late Latin sudorifer, from Latin sudor sweat (from sudare to sweat) + -ifer -iferous — more at sweat


First Known Use: 1597


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