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


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


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.


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