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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).]
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(Pathology) an archaic word for leper
[C14: via Old French and Medieval Latin, after Lazarus]
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laz•ar(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]
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