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Definition of adipose adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

adipose

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈædɪpəʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈædɪpoʊs//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈædɪpəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈædɪpoʊz//
 
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(of body tissue) used for storing fat Word Origin mid 18th cent.: from modern Latin adiposus, from adeps, adip- ‘fat’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: adipose