prosit

interjection

pro·​sit ˈprō-zət How to pronounce prosit (audio)
-sət
variants or prost
used to wish good health especially before drinking

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prosit was in 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Prosit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosit. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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