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salubrious

[ suh-loo-bree-uhs ]
/ səˈlu bri əs /
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adjective
favorable to or promoting health; healthful: salubrious air.
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Origin of salubrious

1540–50; from Latin salūbr(is) “promoting health” (akin to salūs “health”) + -ious

synonym study for salubrious

See healthy.

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH salubrious

salubrious , salutary

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British Dictionary definitions for salubrious

salubrious
/ (səˈluːbrɪəs) /

adjective
conducive or favourable to health; wholesome

Derived forms of salubrious

salubriously, adverbsalubriousness or salubrity (səˈluːbrɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for salubrious

C16: from Latin salūbris, from salūs health
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Medical definitions for salubrious

salubrious
[ sə-lōōbrē-əs ]

adj.
Conducive or favorable to health or well-being.
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