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Webster 1913 Edition


Leper

Lep′er

(lĕp′ẽr)
,
Noun.
[OE.
lepre
leprosy, F.
lèpre
, L.
leprae
,
lepra
, fr. Gr.
λέπρα
, fr.
λεπρόσ
scaly, fr.
λέποσ
scale,
λέπειν
to peel.]
A person affected with leprosy.

Webster 1828 Edition


Leper

LEP'ER

,
Noun.
[L. lepra, leprosy. Gr.] A person affected with leprosy.

Definition 2021


leper

leper

English

Noun

leper (plural lepers)

  1. A person who has leprosy.
  2. A person who is shunned; a pariah.

Translations

References

  • leper” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
  • leper in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

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