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salubrious – Word of The Day


Salubrious \ suh-LOO-bree-uh s \ adjective


Favorable to or promoting health; healthful: salubrious air.


His features were pretty yet, and his eye and complexion brighter than I remembered them, though with merely temporary lustre borrowed from the salubrious air and genial sun.

— Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights, 1847 END: QUOTES


Salubrious finds its roots in the Latin word for “health,” salūs. It entered English in the mid-1500s.

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