Lus"trum (?), n.; pl. E. Lustrums (#), L. Lustra (#). [L. Cf. 2d & 3d Luster.]

A lustration or purification, especially the purification of the whole Roman people, which was made by the censors once in five years. Hence: A period of five years.


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