Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Salutary (Page: 1272)

Sal"u*ta*ry (?), a. [L. salutaris, from salus, -utis, health safety: cf. F. salutaire. See Salubrious.]

1. Wholesome; healthful; promoting health; as, salutary exercise.

2. Promotive of, or contributing to, some beneficial purpose; beneficial; advantageous; as, a salutary design. Syn. -- Wholesome; healthful; salubrious; beneficial; useful; advantageous; profitable. -- Sal"u*ta*ri*ly (#), adv. -- Sal"u*ta*ri*ness, n.