American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Tending to produce sleep; hypnotic.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Somnific; soporific; tending to produce sleep.
- n. That which causes or induces sleep; a soporific.
- From Latin somnus (sleep) + facio (I make) (Wiktionary)
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