[luhs-truh m] /ˈlʌs trəm/
noun, plural lustrums, lustra
[luhs-truh] /ˈlʌs trə/ (Show IPA)
Also, luster; especially British, lustre. a period of five years.
Roman History. a lustration or ceremonial purification of the people, performed every five years, after the taking of the census.
noun (pl) -trums, -tra (-trə)
a period of five years
(plural lustra), “purification of the Roman people every five years,” 1580s, from Latin lustrum, perhaps from root of luere “to wash,” related to lavere (see lave). Or [Watkins, Klein] from PIE *leuk-stro-, from base *leuk- “light, brightness.”
[luhs-tee] /ˈlʌs ti/ adjective, lustier, lustiest. 1. full of or characterized by healthy vigor. 2. hearty, as a meal. 3. spirited; enthusiastic. 4. lustful; lecherous. /ˈlʌstɪ/ adjective lustier, lustiest 1. having or characterized by robust health 2. strong or invigorating: a lusty brew 3. lustful adj. early 13c., “joyful, merry,” from lust + -y (2). […]
[loo-suh s nuh-too r-ee, -tyoo r-ee] /ˈlu səs nəˈtʊər i, -ˈtyʊər i/ noun 1. a deformed person or thing; freak. /ˈluːsʊs næˈtʊəriː/ noun 1. a freak, mutant, or monster lusus naturae lu·sus na·tu·rae (lōō’səs nə-tur’ē, -tyur’ē) n. A conspicuous congenital abnormality.
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[Chinese ly-dah] /Chinese ˈlüˈdɑ/ noun, Wade-Giles. 1. . [Chinese ly-dah] /Chinese ˈlüˈdɑ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. former name of (def 1). /ˈluːˈdɑː/ noun 1. a joint name sometimes used for the two port cities of Lüshun and Dalian in NE China, in Liaoning province at the S end of the Liaodong peninsula