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Noun: Lazarus  la-zu-rus
  1. 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
     
  2. The diseased beggar in Jesus' parable of the rich man and the beggar

Derived forms: Lazaruses

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

Encyclopedia: Lazarus