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lustre

[ luhs-ter ]
/ ˈlʌs tər /
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noun, verb (used with or without object), lus·tred, lus·tring.

Chiefly British. a variant of luster1.

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British Dictionary definitions for lustre

lustre

US luster

/ (ˈlʌstə) /

noun

verb

to make, be, or become lustrous

Derived forms of lustre

lustreless or US lusterless, adjectivelustrous, adjective

Word Origin for lustre

C16: from Old French, from Old Italian lustro, from Latin lustrāre to make bright; related to lustrum
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