adjective Etymology: Latin salutifer, from salut-, salus + -i- + -fer -ferous Date: circa 1540 salutary

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  • Salutiferous — Sal u*tif er*ous, a. [L. salutifer; salus, utis, health + ferre to bring.] Bringing health; healthy; salutary; beneficial; as, salutiferous air. [R.] [1913 Webster] Innumerable powers, all of them salutiferous. Cudworth. [1913 Webster] Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salutiferous — index beneficial, medicinal, remedial, salubrious, salutary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • salutiferous — |salyə|tif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: Latin salutifer salutary (from salut , salus + ifer iferous) + English ous : salutary fell into a salutiferous sleep Hugh McCrae …   Useful english dictionary

  • salutiferous — /sal yeuh tif euhr euhs/, adj. salutary. [1530 40; < L salutifer health bearing (see SALUTE, I , FER) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • salutiferous — adjective /sæljʊˈtɪfɛɹəs/ a) healthy or health giving<ref name= OED def >The Oxford English Dictionary [Second Edition] (1989)</ref> b) conducive to safety or salvation …   Wiktionary

  • salutiferous — conducive to health or well being Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • salutiferous — a. Healthy, healthful, salutary, salubrious, wholesome …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • salutiferous — sal·u·tif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • salutiferous — /sæljuˈtɪfərəs/ (say salyooh tifuhruhs) adjective → salutary …   Australian English dictionary

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