adjective \sal-ˈvi-fik\

Definition of SALVIFIC

:  having the intent or power to save or redeem <the salvific life and death of Christ — E. A. Walsh>

Origin of SALVIFIC

Late Latin salvificus, from Latin salvus safe + -ficus -fic
First Known Use: 1591


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