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Line breaks: Lao-tzu
Pronunciation: /laʊˈtsuː
(also Laoze /-ˈtseɪ/)

Definition of Lao-tzu in English:

( Fl. 6th century bc), Chinese philosopher traditionally regarded as the founder of Taoism and author of the Tao-te-Ching, its most sacred scripture.


Chinese, literally 'Lao the Master'.

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