somnífero
masculine noun
1. (medicine) 
Después de la operación, me dieron un somnífero para que descansara bien.After the surgery, I was given a sleeping pill so I could have a proper rest.
b. soporific 
Tuvieron que usar un somnífero para controlar al mono que se había escapado del zoológico.A soporific had to be used to control the monkey that had escaped from the zoo.
adjective
2. (producing sleep) 
La tila tiene propiedades somníferas.Linden tea has sleep-inducing properties.
b. somniferous (formal) 
Algunos alimentos tienen un efecto somnífero.Some foods have a somniferous effect.
somnífero
adjective
1. (general) 
a. somniferous 
Noun
2. (general) 
a. sleeping pill 
somnífero
adjective
sleep-inducing
sleeping pill
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