Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Slightly increasing perspiration; mildly diaphoretic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Slightly increasing an insensible perspiration; mildly diaphoretic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In medicine, producing a very slight, insensible perspiration; gently diaphoretic.
  • n. A remedial agent which produces a very slight, insensible perspiration; a mild diaphoretic.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek dia- + πνοή ("breath") + -ic (Wiktionary)

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