Meaning of lazar in English:

lazar

Pronunciation /ˈleɪzə/ /ˈlazə/

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noun

archaic
  • A poor and diseased person, especially one afflicted by an unpleasant disease such as leprosy.

    • ‘I marked a group of lazars in the marketplace’

Origin

Middle English from medieval Latin lazarus, with biblical allusion to Lazarus, the name of a beggar covered in sores (Luke 16:20).