salutiferous


sal·u·tif·er·ous

adjective \ˌsal-yə-ˈti-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of SALUTIFEROUS

:  salutary

Examples of SALUTIFEROUS

  1. <the thirsty wayfarer eagerly took a drink of the spring's salutiferous water>

Origin of SALUTIFEROUS

Latin salutifer, from salut-, salus + -i- + -fer -ferous
First Known Use: circa 1540

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