leprosaria

leprosarium

[lep-ruh-sair-ee-uhm]
noun, plural leprosaria [lep-ruh-sair-ee-uh] .
a hospital for the treatment of lepers.

Origin:
1840–50; < Medieval Latin; see leprous, -ary

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leprosarium (ˌlɛprəˈsɛərɪəm)
 
n , pl -ia
a hospital or other centre for the treatment or care of lepers
 
[C20: from Medieval Latin: see leper]

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leprosarium lep·ro·sar·i·um (lěp'rə-sâr'ē-əm)
n. pl. lep·ro·sar·i·ums or lep·ro·sar·i·a (-ē-ə)
A hospital for the treatment of leprosy.

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