[sal-yuh-tif-er-uh s]
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Origin of salutiferous

1530–40; < Latin salūtifer health-bearing (see salute, -i-, -fer) + -ous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of salutiferous

  • But Pæon him not liable to death With unction smooth of salutiferous balms Heal'd soon.

  • Lake Erie lies too far south, and is bordered by too many swamps to be included in the salutiferous group.'

    Old Mackinaw

    W. P. Strickland.