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lūstrum ī, n

3 LV-, a purificatory sacrifice, expiatory offering, lustration (for the whole people by the censors at the end of their term of five years): lustrum condidit, made the lustral sacrifice : sub lustrum censeri, at the close of the census.—A period of five years, lustrum : octavum, H.: hoc ipso lustro: superioris lustri reliqua.— A period of four years (of the Julian calendar), O.

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