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lustrālis , e, adj. 2. lustrum,
I.relating to purification from guilt or the appeasing of the gods, lustral.
I. Lit.: “sacrificium,a sacrifice of purification, a propitiatory offering, Liv. 1, 28: “aqua,lustral water, holy water, Ov. P. 3, 2, 73: “exta,Verg. A. 8, 183: “hostiae,App. Mag. p. 304 fin.: “vota,Val. Fl. 3, 414: caput, atoning (of Iphigenia), Sen. Agam. 163.—
II. [V. 2. lustrum.] Of or belonging to a period of five years, quinquennial: “certamen,Tac. A. 6, 4: aurum, a tax levied every five years on petty shopkeepers, usurers, and brothel-keepers: “AVRI LVSTRALIS COACTOR,Inscr. Grut. 347, 4: “collatio, Cod. Th. 13, tit. 1: census Romae,Ulp. Regul. 1, 8.—Hence, subst.: lustrālis , is, m., the collector of this tax, Inscr. Fabr. p. 426, n. 458.
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