American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To purify by means of ceremony.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make clear or pure; purify by or as if by the ceremony of lustration. See lustrum.
- To go about; wander.
- To luster.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To make clear or pure by means of a propitiatory offering; to purify.
- v. purify by means of a ritual; also used in post-Communist countries to refer to the political cleansing of former officials
- Latin lustratus, past participle of lustrare to lustrate, from lustrum. See lustrum. (Wiktionary)
- Latin lūstrāre, lūstrāt-, to purify, make bright; see luster. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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