[ lee -poh; Chinese lee -baw ]
/ ˈli ˈpoʊ; Chinese ˈli ˈbɔ /
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/ .
Definition for Li Po (2 of 3)
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
Definition for Li Po (3 of 3)
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)
/ (ˈlɪpəʊ, ˈlaɪpəʊ) /
informal short for liposuction
British Dictionary definitions for Li Po (2 of 3)
/ (ˈliː ˈtaɪ ˈpəʊ) /
?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)
before a vowel lip-
fat or fattylipoprotein
Word Origin for lipo-
from Greek lipos fat
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Medical definitions for Li Po
Fat; fatty; fatty tissue:lipolysis.
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