lazar

noun
la·​zar | \ ˈla-zər How to pronounce lazar (audio) , ˈlā- How to pronounce lazar (audio) \

Definition of lazar

: a person afflicted with a repulsive disease specifically : leper

First Known Use of lazar

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lazar

Middle English, from Medieval Latin lazarus, from Late Latin Lazarus

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“Lazar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lazar. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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lazar

noun
la·​zar | \ ˈlaz-ər How to pronounce lazar (audio) , ˈlā-zər How to pronounce lazar (audio) \

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