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lustrate

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verb lus·trate \ˈləs-ˌtrāt\

Definition of lustrate

lustrated

lustrating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to purify ceremonially

lustration

play \ˌləs-ˈtrā-shən\ noun


Origin and Etymology of lustrate

Latin lustratus, past participle of lustrare


First Known Use: 1653


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