salutiferous

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin adjective salūtifer, “bearing health, health-giving”.

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salutiferous (comparative more salutiferous, superlative most salutiferous)

  1. (dated) healthy or health-giving[1]
    Innumerable powers, all of them salutiferous. — Cudworth.
  2. conducive to safety or salvation

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary [Second Edition] (1989)