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leper


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leper  \Lep"er\  (l[e^]p"[~e]r),  n.  [OE.  lepre  leprosy,  F. 
  l[`e]pre,  L.  leprae,  lepra,  fr  Gr  le`pra,  fr  lepro`s 
  scaly,  fr  le`pos  scale,  le`pein  to  peel.] 
  A  person  affected  with  leprosy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leper 
  n  1:  a  person  afflicted  with  leprosy  [syn:  {lazar}] 
  2:  a  pariah  who  is  avoided  by  others 




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