lipoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from Greek λίπος ‘fat’.

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Adjective[edit]

lipoid

  1. pertaining to fat
    • 1984: She advertised the lipoid virtues of what he had heard called junkfood, presumably food for junkies, whom, living in Tangiers, he knew all about. — Anthony Burgess, Enderby's Dark Lady

Noun[edit]

lipoid (plural lipoids)

  1. A lipid or other substance resembling fat

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