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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.
The Mayo Clinic researchers first showed that vitamin C has no effect in treating cancer in 1979.
Touching more people in a meaningful way will require Mayo to build relationships and interact with people beyond the walls of Mayo's hospitals and clinics," says John Noseworthy, M.
Darren Coen's five point contribution was the main reason why Mayo prevailed at chilly Castlebar.
and his wife Catherine of Shrewsbury, MA; three daughters, Sheila Milliken of Clearwater, FL, Sharon Obara and her husband David of Millbury, MA, and Sheryl Warren of Clearwater, FL; four brothers, George Mayo of Pomfret, Peter Mayo of Lineville, AL, Charles Mayo of Putnam, and David Mayo of Pomfret, CT; three sisters, Ida Madeiras of Dudley, MA, Marie Ramsdell of Putnam, CT, and Shirley Miracle of Florida; three grandsons, Daniel and James Obara, and Noel Milliken; five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
But with tap, Mayo will learn how to be evasive with the media's questions and get around issues that constantly come up as to whether a) he's just using USC, or b) USC is just using him.
Mayos that are made with canola or safflower oil aren't nice replacements for regular (soybean oil) mayo, though.
Mayo Clinic today reported a solid performance in 2011 and shared plans for growth in services and programs to meet the needs of tomorrow's patients in new and different ways.
Mayo and his wife Elizabeth of Putnam, Roland Mayo and his wife Siglinde of Shalloute, NC, and Jacqueline Cournoyer and her husband Paul of Dudley MA; his sisters, Claire Parker-Cicellini of Dayville and Mary Alongi of Salisbury; his brothers, William Mayo of CA, Kenneth Mayo of FL, and Bernard Mayo of Putnam; his 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
I think we can win the national title and bring it home,'' Mayo said of next season, likely to be his only year with the Trojans before becoming a top pick in the NBA draft.