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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