from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Producing or secreting sweat: sudoriferous glands.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. sweaty or sweating, bearing sweat
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Producing, or secreting, sweat; sudoriparous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bearing or producing sweat; sudoriparous.
From Late Latin sūdōrifer : Latin sūdor, sweat; see sweid- in Indo-European roots + Latin -fer, -fer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Latin sūdōrifer ("bearing sweat"). The term originally came from the Latin sūdor ("sweat") from the Latin verb sūdō ("I sweat") + -i- + -fer ("-fer, that which carries") from the Latin verb ferō ("I bring") + -ous (forming -ferous). (Wiktionary)