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Late Chinese leader (3 letter answer)

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The answer MAO is seen frequently, appearing about once every 90 puzzles.

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MAO as a noun:

1. (monoamine oxidase, MAO) = an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
2. (Mao, Mao Zedong, Mao Tsetung) = Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)