from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To purify by means of ceremony.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make clear or pure by means of a propitiatory offering; to purify.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make clear or pure by means of a propitiatory offering; to purify.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. purify by means of a ritual; also used in post-Communist countries to refer to the political cleansing of former officials
Latin lūstrāre, lūstrāt-, to purify, make bright; see luster.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin lustratus, past participle of lustrare to lustrate, from lustrum. See lustrum. (Wiktionary)