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salutiferous

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

1530–40; < Latin salūtifer health-bearing (see salute, -i-, -fer) + -ous
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Related Words for salutiferous

healthful, sterile, wholesome, aseptic, good, healthy, pure, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, salutiferous, uncontaminated, uninfected

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Historical Examples of salutiferous

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

    The Iliad of Homer

    Homer

  • 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.