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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lustralis, from lustrum; compare French lustral. See lustrum.

AdjectiveEdit

lustral

  1. Of or pertaining to (ritual) purification.
    • 1881, James Thomson (B. V.), “A Voice from the Nile”:
      So the men change along my changeless stream,
      And change their faiths; but I yield all alike
      Sweet water for their drinking, sweet as wine,
      And pure sweet water for their lustral rites:
      For thirty generations of my corn
      Outlast a generation of my men,
      And thirty generations of my men
      Outlast a generation of their gods.
    lustral days
    lustral water
  2. Of or relating to a lustrum, or period of five years.
    a lustral cycle

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FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lustral (feminine singular lustrale, masculine plural lustraux, feminine plural lustrales)

  1. lustral

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lustral m or f (plural lustrais, comparable)

  1. lustral (relating to ritual purification)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lusˈtɾal/, [lusˈt̪ɾal]

AdjectiveEdit

lustral (plural lustrales)

  1. lustral