Sop`o*rif"er*ous (?), a. [L. soparifer; sopor a heavy sleep + ferere to bring.]

Causing sleep; somniferous; soporific.

"Soporiferous medicine."

Swift.

--- Sop`o*rif"er*ous*ly, adv. -- Sop`o*rif"er*ous*ness, n.

 

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