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From Latin lūstrum.

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  • IPA: /'lʌstɹəm/

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Singular
Lustrum

Plural
lustra

Lustrum (plural lustra)
  1. A period of five years.
    • 1835, Edgar Allen Poe, ‘Morella’, Tales of Mystery and Imagination, Folio Society 2007, p. 31:
      Thus passed away two lustra of her life, and, as yet, my daughter remained nameless upon the earth.
    • 1985, John Fowles, A Maggot:
      Q. Now, sir, if you would be so kind as to guess upon his age. A. Forty five years are certain. I would guess a lustrum more.

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