somniferous

adjective
som·​nif·​er·​ous | \ säm-ˈni-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce somniferous (audio) \

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a somniferous enumeration of details that I could have done without

First Known Use of somniferous

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for somniferous

Latin somnifer somniferous, from somnus + -fer -ferous

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The first known use of somniferous was in 1602

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“Somniferous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/somniferous. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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somniferous

adjective
som·​nif·​er·​ous | \ säm-ˈnif-(ə-)rəs How to pronounce somniferous (audio) \

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