[ luh-zeer ]

  1. Jesse William, 1866–1900, U.S. physician and bacteriologist.

Words Nearby Lazear Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Lazear in a sentence

  • Lazear was regarded as the father of a field known as personnel economics, which aims to explain and ultimately improve the management of human resources.

  • Of these men one, Dr. Jesse Lazear, gave up his life to prove experimentally that yellow fever was caused by mosquitoes.

    A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
  • Lazear was bitten at his work, and died in the agony of yellow-fever convulsions, a martyr and a hero if ever there was one.

    The Unspeakable Perk | Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • In all, ten cases of experimental yellow fever, caused by the bite of infected mosquitoes were developed in Camp Lazear.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology | William Albert Riley
  • Dr. Lazear left a wife and two young children, one of whom he had never seen.

    Insects and Diseases | Rennie W. Doane
  • That was the final, complete and crowning demonstration which made Camp Lazear forever famous in the annals of humanity.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 4 | Willis Fletcher Johnson