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may·o

 (mā′ō)
n. Informal
Mayonnaise.

Mayo

(ˈmeɪəʊ)
n
(Placename) a county of NW Republic of Ireland, in NW Connacht province, on the Atlantic: has many offshore islands and several large lakes. County town: Castlebar. Pop: 117 446 (2002). Area: 5397 sq km (2084 sq miles)

Mayo

(ˈmeɪəʊ)
n
(Biography) a family of US medical practitioners. They pioneered group practice and established (1903) the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Foremost among them were William Worrall Mayo (1819–1911), his sons William James Mayo (1861–1939) and Charles Horace Mayo (1865–1939), and Charles's son, Charles William Mayo (1898–1968)

may•o

(ˈmeɪ oʊ)

n.
mayonnaise.
[by shortening; compare -o]

May•o

(ˈmeɪ oʊ)

n.
1. Charles Horace, 1865–1939, and his brother William James, 1861–1939, U.S. surgeons.
2. a county in NW Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 115,016; 2084 sq. mi. (5400 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mayo - egg yolks and oil and vinegarmayo - egg yolks and oil and vinegar  
dressing, salad dressing - savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
green mayonnaise, sauce verte - mayonnaise with tarragon or dill and chopped watercress and spinach or cucumber
Translations

mayo

[ˈmeɪəʊ] n abbr (=mayonnaise) → mayo f

mayo

n (US inf) → Mayonnaise f, → Majonäse f, → Mayo f (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Under the names of Dhiouleba, Mayo, Egghirreou, Quorra, and other titles besides, it traverses an immense extent of country, and almost competes in length with the Nile.
Men like Al Mayo and Jack McQuestion antedated him; but they had entered the land by crossing the Rockies from the Hudson Bay country to the east.
They sledded seventy miles up the Yukon, swung to the left into the Stewart River, passed the Mayo and the McQuestion, and held on until the Stewart itself became a streamlet, threading the upstanding peaks which marked the backbone of the continent.
But, this was a familiar drill for Mayo who left with her family last year during Hurricane Ivan, and had also lived through another brutal storm--Hurricane Betsy--in 1965.
The goal is to allow a doctor to be able to ask an online computer system how the last 100 Mayo clinic patients with the same gender, age, and medical history responded to particular treatments.
But even attending a better school wasn't an instant boon, since Mayo was not a test-taking whiz.
When we moved away from Rochester, the Mayo Building was 10 stories high.
The court concluded that the service of process on Mayo was not effective until September 8, 1998, the date the sheriff made service of process on Mayo.
A 41-year-old woman on fen-phen who underwent valve repair surgery at Mayo Clinic had a very unusual glistening white, thickened heart valve.
McDonald's now adds more than a tablespoon of mayo to its sandwich.
The Mayo Clinic researchers denounced the Scottish study, conducted by Pauling and Ewan Cameron, of Vale of LEven Hospital in Loch Lomonside, Scotland, because it relied on historical controls--the records of previous cancer patients at the hospital -- as a comparison for the vitamin C-treated group.
Being a mother to three young children, I can relate to the joys and challenges of parenting from my perspective as both a mother and a doctor," says Mayo Clinic pediatrician Esther Krych, M.