liparo-

before vowels lipar-, word-forming element meaning "oily," from Greek liparos "oily, fatty, greasy," from lipos "fat" (see lipo-).


Nearby words

  1. lip-synch,
  2. lipa,
  3. lipaemia,
  4. lipan,
  5. lipari islands,
  6. lipase,
  7. lipchitz,
  8. lipchitz, jacques,
  9. lipectomy,
  10. lipedema

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper