of, relating to, or employed in the lustrum, or rite of purification.
occurring every five years; quinquennial.
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How to use lustral in a sentence
They built others in other cities; but still they had a horror of tapers, lustral water, pontifical habits, etc.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Another suggestion is that he holds as often a lustral, or laurel bough, that he is figured as Daphnephoros, “Laurel-Bearer.”Ancient Art and Ritual | Jane Ellen Harrison
It consisted in washing the hands, and sometimes the whole body, in lustral or consecrated water.The Symbolism of Freemasonry | Albert G. Mackey
The boy through whose hand the water flows is from the Lacedemonians, but neither of the vessels for lustral water.The History Of Herodotus | Herodotus
Ablutions and lustral purifications formed an article of faith with the Jew and Moslem, with whom cleanliness is godliness.Gatherings From Spain | Richard Ford
British Dictionary definitions for lustral
of or relating to a ceremony of purification
taking place at intervals of five years; quinquennial
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