sudoriferous

adjective
su·​do·​rif·​er·​ous | \ ˌsü-də-ˈri-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce sudoriferous (audio) \

Definition of sudoriferous

: producing or conveying sweat sudoriferous glands a sudoriferous duct

First Known Use of sudoriferous

1597, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sudoriferous

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

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“Sudoriferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sudoriferous. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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