lazaretto

Primary Meanings of lazaretto

1.
n
hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)
2.
n
a small locker at the stern of a boat or between decks of a ship
Full Definitions of lazaretto
1

n hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)

Synonyms:
lazar house, lazaret, lazarette, pesthouse
Type of:
hospital, infirmary
a health facility where patients receive treatment
2

n a small locker at the stern of a boat or between decks of a ship

Synonyms:
glory hole
Type of:
cabinet, locker, storage locker
a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock

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