prosit

interjection
pro·​sit | \ ˈprō-zət How to pronounce prosit (audio) , -sət \
variants: or prost \ ˈprōst How to pronounce prosit (audio) \

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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“Prosit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosit. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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