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pro·sit(prōst, prō′zĭt) or prost (prōst)
Used as a toast to someone's health while drinking.
[German, from Latin prōsit, may it benefit, third person sing. subjunctive of prōdesse, to benefit; see proud.]
good health! cheers!
[German, from Latin, literally: may it prove beneficial]
pro•sit(Eng. ˈproʊ sɪt, -zɪt)
(used as a toast to wish good health to one's drinking companions.)
[1840–50; < German < Latin: literally, may it benefit, 3rd person singular present subjunctive of prodesse to be beneficial]
A German word meaning may it be beneficial, used as a drinking toast.