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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sal′ū-tar-i, adj. belonging to health: promoting health or safety: wholesome: beneficial.—n. Salūdador′ (obs.), a quack who cures by incantations.—adv. Sal′ūtarily, in a salutary manner: favourably to health.—n. Sal′ūtariness.—adj. Salūtif′erous, health-bearing.—adv. Salūtif′erously. [L. salutaris—salus, health.]
The numerical value of salutary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of salutary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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