perspiratory [per-spahy-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, pur-sper-uh-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of, relating to, or stimulating .
Origin of perspiratory First recorded in 1715–25;+ Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for perspiratory Historical Examples of perspiratory
The mere suggestion was perspiratory, and the traveling man mopped his face.
The opening of the perspiratory tube on the surface of the cuticle, namely, “the pores,” is also deserving of attention.
British Dictionary definitions for perspiratory perspiratory adjective
- of, relating to, or stimulating perspiration
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