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valetudinary

[ val-i-tood-n-er-ee, -tyood- ]
/ 藢v忙l 瑟藞tud n藢蓻r i, -藞tyud- /
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Origin of valetudinary

1575鈥85; <Latin val膿t奴din膩rius sickly, equivalent to val膿t奴din- (stem of val膿t奴d艒) good or bad state of health (val膿(re) to be well + -t奴d艒-tude) + -膩rius-ary
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