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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)
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Stephen and his family had put a plea on the internet so when the Mayos arrived, there were bags and boxes of clothes and household goods, envelopes with cards, money, gift cards and food on the table.
As Jacqueline Mayo watched the news reports predicting Hurricane Katrina's latest twist, she knew it was time to get out.
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