Lustral



[luhs-truh l] /ˈlʌs trəl/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or employed in the lustrum, or rite of purification.
2.
occurring every five years; quinquennial.
/ˈlʌstrəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a ceremony of purification
2.
taking place at intervals of five years; quinquennial
adj.

“pertaining to purification,” 1530s, from Latin lustralis, from lustrum (see lustrum). Hence, also, “every five years” (1781).

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