Lazarett

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Etymology[edit]

16th century, from Italian lazzaretto, in part through French lazaret.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /latsaˈrɛt/, [lät͡säˈʁɛt]
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Noun[edit]

Lazarett n (genitive Lazaretts or Lazarettes, plural Lazarette or Lazaretts)

  1. (dated) any military hospital
  2. a military hospital under war conditions
  3. short for Feldlazarett (field hospital)
  4. a similar non-military facility (usually after a natural disaster)

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