leprosarium

noun
lep·ro·sar·i·um | \ ˌle-prə-ˈser-ē-əm \
plural leprosariums or leprosaria\ˌle-prə-ˈser-ē-ə \

Definition of leprosarium 

: a hospital for leprosy patients

First Known Use of leprosarium

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leprosarium

Medieval Latin, from Late Latin leprosus

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leprosarium

noun
lep·ro·sar·i·um | \ ˌlep-rə-ˈser-ē-əm \
plural leprosariums or leprosaria\-ē-ə \

Medical Definition of leprosarium 

: a hospital for leprosy patients

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