Definitions

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  • adj. Relating to Hygeia, the goddess of health.
  • adj. Relating to health or its preservation; hygienic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to Hygeia, the goddess of health; of or pertaining to health, or its preservation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to Hygeia, the goddess of health.
  • [lowercase] Pertaining to health or to its preservation. Also hygiean.

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Examples

  • Hygeian has a good point; it does sound at least like a conflict of interest, doesn't it?

    Rad Rage: Part Two

  • Almost all those whom I knew there, wanting to be better, went away worse; and, in my own case, a whole month of Midian sun, and a sharp attack of ague and fever were required to burn out the Hexenschuss and to counteract the deleterious effects of the “Hygeian springs.”

    The Land of Midian

  • Almost all those whom I knew there, wanting to be better, went away worse; and, in my own case, a whole month of Midian sun, and a sharp attack of ague and fever were required to burn out the Hexenschuss and to counteract the deleterious effects of the "Hygeian springs."

    The Land of Midian — Volume 1

  • With this view I propose forming my Hygeian Society, to be incorporated with that of

    Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

  • Three post-captains in gallant array, with swords by their sides, our own captain being one, and three surgeons with lancets in their pockets, congregated with grave politeness, and taking their chairs according to precedency of rank, formed the Hygeian court.

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • Hygeian establishment at King’s Cross, London, reply.

    Miscellaneous Papers

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