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

  • adj. Sudorific.
  • n. See sudatorium.
  • n. See sudorific.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sudatorium; a hot room used to induce sweating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Sweating; perspiring.
  • n. A bagnio; a sweating bath; a vapor bath.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which is sudorific; a sweat-bath; a sudatorium; a diaphoretic.
  • Sweating or perspiring.
  • Promoting or inducing perspiration; sudorific; diaphoretic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bathhouse for hot air baths or steam baths
  • n. a medicine that causes or increases sweating

Etymologies

Latin sūdātōrium, sudatorium, and sūdātōrius, inducing sweat; see sudatorium.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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