lazzaro

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlad.d͡za.ro/, [ˈl̺äd̪d̪͡z̪är̺o̞]
  • Stress: làzzaro
  • Hyphenation: laz‧za‧ro

Etymology 1[edit]

By antonomasia, from Lazzaro (Lazarus, a leprous beggar mentioned in the New Testament).

Noun[edit]

lazzaro m (plural lazzari)

  1. (obsolete) leper
    Synonyms: lebbroso

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish lázaro (poor, ragged).

Noun[edit]

lazzaro m (plural lazzari)

  1. (historical, derogatory) A supporter of the Bourbon monarchy in the south of Italy during the Risorgimento

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