salubrious

[ suh-loo-bree-uh s ]
/ səˈlu bri əs /

adjective

favorable to or promoting health; healthful: salubrious air.

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Origin of salubrious

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

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH salubrious

salubrious salutary (see synonym study at salutary)
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British Dictionary definitions for salubrity

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 salubrity

salubrious
[ sə-lōōbrē-əs ]

adj.

Conducive or favorable to health or well-being.
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