lipoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lip- +‎ -oid

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Adjective[edit]

lipoid

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

Noun[edit]

lipoid (plural lipoids)

  1. A lipid or other substance resembling fat

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