1. adjective /ˈlɪpɔɪd/
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, Enderbys Dark Lady

2. noun /ˈlɪpɔɪd/
A lipid or other substance resembling fat

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