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Noun: Lazarus  la-zu-rus
  1. The diseased beggar in Jesus' parable of the rich man and the beggar
     
  2. The person who Jesus raised from the dead after four days in the tomb; this miracle caused the enemies of Jesus to begin the plan to put him to death

Derived forms: Lazaruses

Type of: beggar, dead person, dead soul, deceased, deceased person, decedent [US], departed, mendicant

Encyclopedia: Lazarus