[ sal-vif-ik ]
/ sælˈvɪf ɪk /
of or relating to redemptive power.
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- salvemini, gaetano,
- salwar kameez,
Origin of salvific
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1590s, from Latin salvificus "saving," from salvus (see safe (adj.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper