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Meaning of SANATORY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\San"a*to*ry\, a. [LL. sanatorius, fr. L. sanare to
heal. See {Sanable}.]
Conducive to health; tending to cure; healing; curative;
sanative.

      Sanatory ordinances for the protection of public
      health, such as quarantine, fever hospitals, draining,
      etc.                                     --De Quincey.

Note: Sanatory and sanitary should not be confounded.
      Sanatory signifies conducive to health, while sanitary
      has the more general meaning of pertaining to health.

 

 

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