lazaretto

Definitions of lazaretto
  1. noun
    hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)
    synonyms: lazar house, lazaret, lazarette, pesthouse
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    type of:
    hospital, infirmary
    a health facility where patients receive treatment
  2. noun
    a small locker at the stern of a boat or between decks of a ship
    synonyms: glory hole
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    type of:
    cabinet, locker, storage locker
    a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
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