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Word of the Day 01/26/19 Salvific

Salvific (adjective)
salvific [sal-vif-ik]


adjective
1. of or relating to redemptive power.


Origin: 1585–95; < Medieval Latin salvificus, equivalent to Latin salv(us ) safe + -i- -i- + -ficus -fic

Word Origin and History for salvific: adj. 1590s, from Latin salvificus "saving," from salvus (see safe (adj.)).

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