Definitions for salutaryˈsæl yəˌtɛr i
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sal•u•tar•yˈsæl yəˌtɛr i(adj.)
favorable to or promoting health; healthful.
promoting or conducive to some beneficial purpose; wholesome.
Origin of salutary:
1480–90; < L salūt(āris) (salūt-, s. of salūs health +-āris -ar1) + -ary
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"
Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial: salutary advice.
Promoting good health; wholesome; curative.
Origin: From salutaire and its source, , from .
wholesome; healthful; promoting health; as, salutary exercise
promotive of, or contributing to, some beneficial purpose; beneficial; advantageous; as, a salutary design