salutiferous

adjective
sal·​u·​tif·​er·​ous | \ ˌsal-yə-ˈti-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce salutiferous (audio) \

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Examples of salutiferous in a Sentence

the thirsty wayfarer eagerly took a drink of the spring's salutiferous water

First Known Use of salutiferous

circa 1540, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for salutiferous

Latin salutifer, from salut-, salus + -i- + -fer -ferous

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The first known use of salutiferous was circa 1540

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“Salutiferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salutiferous. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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