Origin of lustral
Examples from the Web for lustral
But the son of Peleus ran around the altar of the Goddess, taking the canister and lustral waters at the same time.
The Tale of a Tub contains a stream of lustral water, and Gulliver is no mean adept at the photographic art.
He lifted his head, shaking the water from his eyes, and the very volume of the lustral flood contented him.Fort Amity|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
And the seer Calchas will to his cost consecrate the sacrificial cakes and lustral waters.
Lustral ewer, from a bas relief, Khorsabad (after Botta) 201.
Word Origin for lustral
"pertaining to purification," 1530s, from Latin lustralis, from lustrum (see lustrum). Hence, also, "every five years" (1781).