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a hospital for lepers; leprosarium.


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    [lep-i-dop-ter-uh] /ˌlɛp ɪˈdɒp tər ə/ noun 1. the order comprising the insects. [lep-i-dop-ter-uh n] /ˌlɛp ɪˈdɒp tər ən/ noun, plural lepidoptera [lep-i-dop-ter-uh] /ˌlɛp ɪˈdɒp tər ə/ (Show IPA) 1. any lepidopterous insect. n. 1773, “insects with four scaly wings,” the biological classification that includes butterflies and moths, coined 1735 in Modern Latin by Swedish botanist […]

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