Tuesday, February 26, 2002
salubrious adjective [suh-LOO-bree-uh s] favorable to or promoting health; healthful: salubrious air.
Definitions for salubrious
- favorable to or promoting health; healthful: salubrious air.
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Citations for salubrious
His features were pretty yet, and his eye and complexion brighter than I remembered them, though with merely temporary lustre borrowed from the salubrious air and genial sun.
The lady murmured a resigned assent, and Doctor Lombard interposed with a smile: “My dear sir, my wife considers Siena a most salubrious spot, and is favorably impressed by the cheapness of the marketing; but she deplores the total absence of muffins and cannel coal, and cannot resign herself to the Italian method of dusting furniture.”
Origin of salubrious
Salubrious finds its roots in the Latin word for "health," salūs. It entered English in the mid-1500s.