Etymology
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somniferous (adj.)

"sleep-producing," c. 1600, with -ous + Latin somnifer, from somni- "sleep" (from PIE root *swep- "to sleep") + ferre "to bear, carry" (from PIE root *bher- (1) "to carry," also "to bear children").

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Definitions of somniferous

somniferous (adj.)
sleep inducing;
Synonyms: soporific / soporiferous / somnific / hypnogogic / hypnagogic
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