Definition of lustrate in English:

lustrate

Syllabification: lus·trate
Pronunciation: /ˈləstrāt
 
/

verb

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

Origin

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

Derivatives

lustration

Pronunciation: /ˌləsˈtrāSHən/
noun

Definition of lustrate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day epyllion
Pronunciation: əˈpilēən
noun
a narrative poem resembling an epic in style...