sudorific

adjective
su·​do·​rif·​ic | \ ˌsü-də-ˈri-fik How to pronounce sudorific (audio) \

Definition of sudorific

: causing or inducing sweat : diaphoretic sudorific herbs

Other Words from sudorific

sudorific noun

First Known Use of sudorific

1626, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sudorific

New Latin sudorificus, from Latin sudor

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“Sudorific.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sudorific. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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sudorific

adjective
su·​do·​rif·​ic | \ -ˈrif-ik How to pronounce sudorific (audio) \

Medical Definition of sudorific

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: causing or inducing sweat : diaphoretic sense 1 sudorific herbs

sudorific

noun

Medical Definition of sudorific (Entry 2 of 2)

: a sudorific agent or medicine

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