Mayo



[mey-oh] /ˈmeɪ oʊ/

noun, Informal.
1.
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[mey-oh] /ˈmeɪ oʊ/
noun
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. 2084 sq. mi. (5400 sq. km). County seat: Castlebar.
/ˈmeɪəʊ/
noun
1.
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)
/ˈmeɪəʊ/
noun
1.
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)
n.

shortened form of mayonnaise, first attested c.1930.

Mayo Ma·yo (mā’ō), William James. 1861-1939.

American surgeon who with his brother Charles Horace Mayo (1865-1939) founded the Mayo Clinic, a renowned medical center in Rochester, Minnesota.

noun

An expert; an authority; a connoisseur: growing clientele of pizza mavins/A real advertising mavin must have thought that up

[1960s+; fr Yiddish fr Hebrew, ”understanding”]
mayonnaise

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