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dormitive


dormitive


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dormitive  \Dor"mi*tive\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  dormitif  fr  dormire  to 
  sleep.] 
  Causing  sleep;  as  the  dormitive  properties  of  opium. 
  --Clarke.  --  n.  (Med.)  A  medicine  to  promote  sleep;  a 
  soporific;  an  opiate.