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)



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