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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).]
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(Pathology) an archaic word for leper
[C14: via Old French and Medieval Latin, after Lazarus]
ˈlazar-ˌlike adj
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(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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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
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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.
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Jaro Archbishop Jose Romeo Lazo urged the government to take steps to prevent another sea tragedy from happening again.
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magazine in 2017 with husband Lorenzo Lazo while she was under cancer treatment.
Havana, SANA- President of the National Assembly of People's Power, Cuba's Parliament Esteban Lazo Hernandez reaffirmed his country's standing by Syria in its war against terrorism and in defending its sovereignty and its territorial integrity and in its adherence to its independent national decision, and its rejection of the foreign interference in its internal affairs.