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Li Po

[ lee-poh; Chinese lee-baw ]
/ ˈli ˈpoʊ; Chinese ˈli ˈbɔ /
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noun
a.d. 701?–762, Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty.
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Also (Pinyin) Li Bo [lee-baw] /ˈli ˈbɔ/ .
Also called Li Tai Po, Li Tai Bo [lee-tahy-baw] /ˈli ˈtaɪ ˈbɔ/ .

Other definitions for Li Po (2 of 3)

lipo-1

a combining form meaning “fat,” used in the formation of compound words: lipolysis.
Also especially before a vowel, lip-.

Origin of lipo-

1
Combining form representing Greek lípos fat

Other definitions for Li Po (3 of 3)

lipo-2

a combining form meaning “lacking,” “leaving,” used in the formation of compound words: lipography.

Origin of lipo-

2
<Greek, combining form of lip-, weak stem of leípein to leave, be lacking; see -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for Li Po (1 of 3)

lipo
/ (ˈlɪpəʊ, ˈlaɪpəʊ) /

noun
informal short for liposuction

British Dictionary definitions for Li Po (2 of 3)

Li Po

Li T'ai-po

/ (ˈliː ˈtaɪ ˈpəʊ) /

noun
?700–762 ad, Chinese poet. His lyrics deal mostly with wine, nature, and women and are remarkable for their imagery

British Dictionary definitions for Li Po (3 of 3)

lipo-

before a vowel lip-


combining form
fat or fattylipoprotein

Word Origin for lipo-

from Greek lipos fat
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