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Mao (adj.)

1967 in reference to a simple style of clothing popularized in the West and based on dress in Communist China, from French, from name of Mao Tse-tung (1893-1976), Chinese communist leader.

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Definitions of Mao from WordNet
1
mao (n.)
an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin);
Synonyms: monoamine oxidase
2
Mao (n.)
Chinese communist leader (1893-1976);
Synonyms: Mao Zedong / Mao Tsetung
From wordnet.princeton.edu