[ luhs-truh l ]
/ ˈlʌs trəl /


of, relating to, or employed in the lustrum, or rite of purification.
occurring every five years; quinquennial.


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Origin of lustral

From the Latin word lūstrālis, dating back to 1525–35. See lustrum, -al1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for lustral

/ (ˈlʌstrəl) /


of or relating to a ceremony of purification
taking place at intervals of five years; quinquennial

Word Origin for lustral

C16: from Latin lūstrālis adj from lustrum
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