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salutiferous

[sal-yuh-tif-er-uh s] /ˌsæl yəˈtɪf ər əs/
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Origin of salutiferous
1530-1540
1530-40; < Latin salūtifer health-bearing (see salute, -i-, -fer) + -ous
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  • But Pæon him not liable to death With unction smooth of salutiferous balms Heal'd soon.

  • Lake Erie lies too far south, and is bordered by too many swamps to be included in the salutiferous group.'

    Old Mackinaw W. P. Strickland.

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