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soporose

Line breaks: sop¦or|ose
Pronunciation: /ˈsɒpərəʊs
 
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(also soporous /ˈsɒpərəs/ )

Definition of soporose in English:

adjective

rare
(Of an illness) characterized by abnormally deep sleep.

Origin

late 17th century: from Latin sopor 'sleep' + -ous.

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