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lustrate Line breaks: lus|trate
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌstreɪt/

Definition of lustrate in English:


[with object] rare
Purify by expiatory sacrifice, ceremonial washing, or some other ritual action: a soul lustrated in the baptismal waters


Pronunciation: /lʌˈstreɪʃ(ə)n/


Early 17th century: from Latin lustrat- 'purified by lustral rites', from the verb lustrare, from lustrum (see lustrum).

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