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salūtāris (neuter salūtāre); third declension

  1. healthy
  2. useful, helpful
  3. advantageous
  4. (Ecclesiastical Latin) salutary, salvific, saving, redeeming from sin
    • c.1260 A.D. St. Thomas Aquinas, O Salutaris Hostia
      O salutaris Hostia,
      Quæ cæli pandis ostium
      Bella premunt hostilia,
      Da robur, fer auxilium.
      Uni trinoque Domino
      Sit sempiterna gloria,
      Qui vitam sine termino
      Nobis donet in patria. Amen.
      O, salutary Victim,
      Who expandest the door of heaven,
      Hostile armies press,
      Give strength; bear aid.
      To the Triune Lord,
      May there be everlasting glory;
      that life without end He
      to us grant in our homeland. Amen.


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative salūtāris salūtāre salūtārēs salūtāria
genitive salūtāris salūtārium
dative salūtārī salūtāribus
accusative salūtārem salūtāre salūtārēs salūtāria
ablative salūtārī salūtāribus
vocative salūtāris salūtāre salūtārēs salūtāria

Derived termsEdit



  1. second-person singular present passive indicative of salūtō


  • salutaris in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • salutaris in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • salutaris in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette