Origin of lustral
Examples from the Web for lustral
Historical Examples of lustral
The ancients had their lustral water for sprinkling and purifying the people.The Mysteries of All Nations
Did I need such a crowd to help me by holding the lustral victims during the lengthy rite?The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura
Fair dewy streams, and lustral waters from ancestral sources await thee, and the host of the Greeks eager to reach Troy.
And the seer Calchas will to his cost consecrate the sacrificial cakes and lustral waters.
But the son of Peleus ran around the altar of the Goddess, taking the canister and lustral waters at the same time.
Word Origin for lustral
"pertaining to purification," 1530s, from Latin lustralis, from lustrum (see lustrum). Hence, also, "every five years" (1781).