Leprosarium meaning

lĕp'rə-sâr'ē-əm
A hospital for the treatment of leprosy.
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A hospital or colony for leprosy patients.
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A hospital for the treatment of leprosy.
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A place or institution (such as a colony, house or hospital used) for the treatment of leprosy.
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Origin of leprosarium

  • Medieval Latin leprōsārium from Late Latin leprōsus leprous leprous
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Medieval Latin leprōsārium, from Late Latin leprōsus (“leprous").
    From Wiktionary