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Lao-tzu

[lou-dzuh] /ˈlaʊˈdzʌ/
noun
1.
(Li Erh; Li Er) 6th-century b.c, Chinese philosopher: reputed founder of Taoism.
2.
(italics) Tao Te Ching.
Also, Lao-tse
[lou-dzuh] /ˈlaʊˈdzʌ/ (Show IPA).
Pinyin, Laozi
[lou-zœ] /ˈlaʊˈzœ/ (Show IPA)
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Lao Zi

/ˈlaʊˈzɪə/
noun
1.
?604–?531 bc, Chinese philosopher, traditionally regarded as the founder of Taoism and the author of the Tao-te Ching
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