Definition of Lustra

1. Noun. (plural of lustrum) ¹



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Definition of Lustra

1. lustrum [n] - See also: lustrum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lustra

lustier
lustiest
lustihead
lustihood
lustihoods
lustily
lustiness
lustinesses
lusting
lustingly
lustique
lustlessly
lustlessness
lustra (current term)
lustral
lustrate
lustrated
lustrates
lustrating
lustration
lustrations
lustre
lustred
lustreless
lustrelessly
lustrelessness
lustres
lustreware

Literary usage of Lustra

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1. The Medical Times and Gazette (1885)
"The highest point which was reached was 13-08, and this number actually occurs twice—viz., in the third and fifth lustra. The lowest point came to 12-62, ..."

2. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical, and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1904)
"ARTIFICIAL SILKS; lustra-CELLULOSE. OWING to the high price and value of silk as ... The large majority of the lustra-cellulose used in trade at the present ..."

3. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical, and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1904)
"ARTIFICIAL SILKS; lustra-CELLULOSE. OWING to the high price and value of silk as ... The large majority of the lustra-cellulose used in trade at the present ..."

4. A new pronouncing dictionary of the Spanish and English languages by Mariano Velázquez de la Cadena, Edward Gray, Juan L. Iribas (1902)
"1. Lustro, período de cinco años. 2. lustra- ción, ceremonia de purificación de todo el pueblo romano que se efectuaba eada cinco años. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Filament of bave, viewed in length. < '••--. fVt Fig. 3.—Artificial "Silk." lustra-cellulose viscose process, single fibres in transverse section ..."

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