Somniloquous \Som*nil"o*quous\, a. [L. somnus sleep + loqui to speak.] Apt to talk in sleep. [1913 Webster]

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  • somniloquous — adjective talking while asleep …   Wiktionary

  • somniloquence — noun The act of talking in ones sleep. See Also: somniloquist, somniloquous, somniloquy …   Wiktionary

  • somniloquy — talking in one s sleep, 1847, from somni , comb. form of somnus sleep (see SOMNOLENCE (Cf. somnolence)) + loqui to speak (see LOCUTION (Cf. locution)). Related: Somniloquence; somniloquent (1804); somniloquist; somniloquous; somnilo …   Etymology dictionary

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