Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Tending to produce sleep; hypnotic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. inducing or causing sleep
  • n. any pharmaceutical product that causes sleep

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Somnific; soporific; tending to produce sleep.
  • n. That which causes or induces sleep; a soporific.

Etymologies

From Latin somnus (sleep) + facio (I make) (Wiktionary)

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