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 (lā′zər, lăz′ər)
n. Archaic
A diseased person; a leper.

[Middle English, from Old French lazre, from Late Latin Lazarus, Lazarus, the beggar full of sores in a New Testament parable (Luke 16:20).]


(Pathology) an archaic word for leper
[C14: via Old French and Medieval Latin, after Lazarus]
ˈlazar-ˌlike adj


(ˈlæz ər, ˈleɪ zər)

a person infected with a disease, esp. leprosy.
[1300–50; Middle English < Medieval Latin lazarus leper, after Late Latin Lazarus Lazarus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lazar - a person afflicted with leprosylazar - a person afflicted with leprosy  
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
References in classic literature ?
Polanco -- Lazo and Bolas -- Partridges -- Absence of Trees -- Deer -- Capybara, or River Hog -- Tucutuco -- Molothrus, cuckoo-like habits -- Tyrant- flycatcher -- Mocking-bird -- Carrion Hawks -- Tubes formed by Lightning -- House struck.
These half-wild cattle are very active; and knowing full well the fatal lazo, they led the horses a long and laborious chase.
So many works have been written about these countries, that it is almost superfluous to describe either the lazo or the bolas.
The more common method is to catch them with a running noose, or little lazo, made of the stem of an ostrich's feather, fastened to the end of a long stick.
The Archdiocese is preparing to install Bishop Jose Romeo Lazo of San Jose de Antique, to succeed Archbishop Angel Lagdameo.
Pope Francis has named Antique Bishop Jose Romeo Lazo as the new head of the Archdiocese of Jaro, after accepting the resignation of Archbishop Angel Lagdameo, who reached the mandatory age of retirement two years ago.
The Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Jose Romeo Lazo of the Diocese of San Jose de Antique as the new head of the Archdiocese of Jaro in Iloilo.
Pocos meses antes de que naciera el actual jefe de la Oficina de la Presidencia, Francisco Guzman Ortiz, su padre, el entonces funcionario federal Francisco Aurelio Guzman Lazo, firmo un contrato de compra de sal, ventajoso para la empresa japonesa Mitsubishi, y le causo al erario una perdida de millones de dolares.
Un esquema tipico del control cascada en una planta de intercambio termico se muestra en la Figura 1, donde se puede reconocer un lazo de control primario establecido por la variable temperatura y un lazo de control secundario instaurado por la variable caudal.
Childminder Jessica Lazo, 35, wants to reignite the campaign to save the Star Centre and library in Splott, which is due to be replaced by a smaller hub in nearby Splott Park next year.
Maintaining the intent of the first edition to facilitate the learning of anatomy, section by section in virtually any plane, Lazo presents Fundamentals of Sectional Anatomy with improvements--over 200 MR images have been added to the chapters on the neck, abdomen, and pelvis.
This will be the second time Lazo will be fundraising for the organization as a SoleMate.