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salubrious

[suh-loo-bree-uh s] /səˈlu bri əs/
adjective
1.
favorable to or promoting health; healthful:
salubrious air.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Latin salūbr(is) promoting health (akin to salūs health) + -ious
Related forms
salubriously, adverb
salubriousess, salubrity
[suh-loo-bri-tee] /səˈlu brɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
nonsalubrious, adjective
nonsalubriously, adverb
nonsalubriousness, noun
unsalubrious, adjective
unsalubriously, adverb
unsalubriousness, noun
Can be confused
salubrious, salutary (see synonym study at salutary)
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British Dictionary definitions for salubrity

salubrious

/səˈluːbrɪəs/
adjective
1.
conducive or favourable to health; wholesome
Derived Forms
salubriously, adverb
salubriousness, salubrity (səˈluːbrɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin salūbris, from salūs health
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Word Origin and History for salubrity
n.

early 15c., from Latin salubritas, from salubris "promoting health, healthful" (see salubrious).

salubrious

adj.

1540s, from Latin salubris "promoting health, healthful," from salus (genitive salutis) "welfare, health" (see salute (v.)). Related: Salubriously; salubriousness.

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salubrity in Medicine

salubrious sa·lu·bri·ous (sə-lōō'brē-əs)
adj.
Conducive or favorable to health or well-being.

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