- sanitary; clean and wholesome.
- a specialist in public sanitation and health.
Origin of sanitarian
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Examples from the Web for sanitarian
Hygiene will attract the sanitarian, the nurse, the hotel manager, trousered or petticoated.The Women of Tomorrow
The zologist, entomologist, veterinarian and sanitarian have just begun to contribute effectively to the progress of medicine.Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes
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But the sanitarian confirmed his statement and added: they are afraid to attract attention to themselves.The Shield
There might have been found a sanitarian and physician who would free the island of pestilence.
The city of Havana had the advantage of the services of General Ludlow, an expert engineer and sanitarian.
- of or relating to sanitation
- a sanitation expert
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- A public health or sanitation expert.
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