prosit

interjection
pro·​sit | \ˈprō-zət, -sət\
variants: or prost \ˈprōst \

Definition of prosit 

used to wish good health especially before drinking

First Known Use of prosit

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prosit

German, from Latin prosit may it be beneficial, from prodesse to be useful — more at proud

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