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Salubrious

[sə-LOO-bree-əs]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, mid-16th century

1.

Health-giving; healthy.

Examples of Salubrious in a sentence

"Regular exercise is always a wise, salubrious habit."

"My mother teasingly called my salubrious dinners “rabbit food.”"

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About Salubrious

This word stems from the Latin “salubris,” meaning “promoting health.” Originally from “salus,” meaning “welfare or health.”

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“Salubrious” can also refer to a place that is pleasant and not run-down, such as a health spa in a picturesque location.

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