Lustrate meaning

lŭstrāt
To purify by means of ceremony.
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To purify by means of certain ceremonies.
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To make clear or pure by means of a propitiatory offering; to purify.
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Origin of lustrate

  • Latin lūstrāre lūstrāt- to purify, make bright luster

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin lustratus, past participle of lustrare to lustrate, from lustrum. See lustrum.

    From Wiktionary