lazaretto :

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  • n  hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)
  • n  a small locker at the stern of a boat or between decks of a ship

  • A third leper had appeared at the Ministry of Health equally incensed at the food served in Rumania's lazaretto.
  • They went to Italy to improve his frail health, instead were taken off their ship at Livorno and quarantined in a lazaretto because yellow fever had broken out before they left .

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