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Meaning of LUSTRUM

Pronunciation:  'lustrum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (ancient Rome) a ceremonial purification of the Roman population every five years following the census
  2. [n]  a period of five years
 

LUSTRUM is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: ceremony, period, period of time, time period

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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