sanatory

sanatory

[san-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
favorable for health; curative; healing.

Origin:
1825–35; < Late Latin sānātōrius healthful, equivalent to Latin sānā(re) to heal (derivative of sānus sane) + -tōrius -tory1

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sanatory san·a·to·ry (sān'ə-tôr'ē)
adj.
Causing or producing health; curative.

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