Definition of lazar in English:

lazar

noun

archaic
  • A poor and diseased person, especially one afflicted by a feared, contagious disease such as leprosy.

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

Pronunciation

lazar

/ˈlazər/ /ˈlæzər/ /ˈlāzər/ /ˈleɪzər/

Origin

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