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leprosarium

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noun lep·ro·sar·i·um \ˌle-prə-ˈser-ē-əm\

Definition of leprosarium

plural lep·ro·sar·i·ums or lep·ro·sar·iaplay \-ē-ə\

  1. :  a hospital for leprosy patients



Origin of leprosarium

Medieval Latin, from Late Latin leprosus


First Known Use: circa 1846

Rhymes with leprosarium


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leprosarium

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noun lep·ro·sar·i·um \ˌlep-rə-ˈser-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of leprosarium

plural lep·ro·sar·i·ums or lep·ro·sar·ia \-ē-ə\play

  1. :  a hospital for leprosy patients




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