lustrate

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verb lus·trate \ˈlə-ˌstrāt\

Definition of lustrate

lustrated

;

lustrating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to purify ceremonially

lustration

play \ˌlə-ˈstrā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of lustrate

Latin lustratus, past participle of lustrare


First Known Use: 1653

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