- a person afflicted with leprosy 2. [n] - a pariah who is avoided by others
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Leper: 1. Someone with leprosy (Hansen disease). The term leper is now in disfavor. 2. By extension, a pariah. A person who is avoided or shunned by society. From the French lepre, from the Greek lepros meaning scaly, referring to the scales that form on the skin in some cases of leprosy.
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[ Middle English lepre
leprosy, French lèpre
, Latin leprae
, from Greek le`pra
, from lepro`s
scaly, from le`pos
to peel.] A person affected with leprosy.
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A person who has leprosy. ... Origin: G. Lepra ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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a pariah who is avoided by others
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(lep´әr) a person with leprosy; a term now in disfavor.
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• (n.) A person affected with leprosy.
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leper 1. A person affected with leprosy. 2. A person who is avoided by others; a pariah (a social outcast). 3. Someone who is shunned by the rest of society. 4. A person who has been rejected or ostracized for unacceptable behavior, opinions, character, or the like; anathema; outcast.
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Leper is a term given to a person suffering from the disease leprosy.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: lep′ĕr Definitions: 1. A person who has leprosy.
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