Definitions for salutaryˈsæl yəˌtɛr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sal•u•tar•yˈsæl yəˌtɛr i(adj.)

  1. favorable to or promoting health; healthful.

  2. promoting or conducive to some beneficial purpose; wholesome.

Origin of salutary:

1480–90; < L salūt(āris) (salūt-, s. of salūs health +-āris -ar1) + -ary


Princeton's WordNet

  1. good, salutary(adj)

    tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health

    "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"


  1. salutary(Adjective)

    Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial: salutary advice.

  2. salutary(Adjective)

    Promoting good health; wholesome; curative.

  3. Origin: From salutaire and its source, , from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salutary(adj)

    wholesome; healthful; promoting health; as, salutary exercise

  2. Salutary(adj)

    promotive of, or contributing to, some beneficial purpose; beneficial; advantageous; as, a salutary design


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