MEANING: noun:
1. A country house or a summer house.
2. A tavern with a beer garden.

ETYMOLOGY: From Dutch lusthuis (country house), from German Lusthaus (summer house), from lust (pleasure). Earliest documented use: 1590.

LUFTHOUSE - literally, "sky-house" - an aircraft hangar

LUSTROUSE - 1. a shining woman; 2. unusually honest name for a provocative perfume

LUNTHOUSE - the former home of theater stars Alfred and Lynn