Pronunciation: (laz"u-ret'ō), [key]
1. a hospital for those affected with contagious diseases, esp. leprosy.
2. a building or a ship set apart for quarantine purposes.
3. Also called glory hole. Naut.a small storeroom within the hull of a ship, esp. one at the extreme stern. Also,laz•a•ret,laz•a•rettePronunciation: (laz"u-ret'). [key]
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