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Salus

[sey-luh s]
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noun
  1. the ancient Roman goddess of health and prosperity: identified with the Greek goddess Hygeia.
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Origin of Salus

From the Latin word salūs health

salus populi suprema lex esto

[sah-loo s paw-poo-lee soo-prey-mah leks es-toh; English sey-luh s pop-yuh-lahy-soo-pree-muh leks es-toh]
Latin.
  1. let the welfare of the people be the supreme law: a motto of Missouri.
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