[French ma-yawt] /French maˈyɔt/
one of the Comoro Islands, in the Indian Ocean, NW of Madagascar: an overseas department of France. 144 sq. mi. (373 sq. km).
an island in the Indian Ocean, northwest of Madagascar; administered by France. Pop (including Pamanzi): 186 026 (2004 est). Area: 374 sq km (146 sq miles)
[mey-pohl] /ˈmeɪˌpoʊl/ noun, (often lowercase) 1. a tall pole, decorated with flowers and ribbons, around which people dance or engage in sports during celebrations. /ˈmeɪˌpəʊl/ noun 1. a tall pole fixed upright in an open space during May-Day celebrations, around which people dance holding streamers attached at its head n. “high striped pole decorated with […]
[mey-pop] /ˈmeɪˌpɒp/ noun 1. the edible fruit of the passionflower, Passiflora incarnata, of the southern U.S. 2. the plant itself. 3. South Midland and Southern U.S. May apple.
noun 1. a girl or young woman crowned with flowers and honored as queen in the festivities of May Day. noun 1. a girl chosen, esp for her beauty, to preside over May-Day celebrations
[mahy-er] /ˈmaɪ ər/ noun 1. Ernst, 1904–2005, U.S. zoologist and evolutionary theorist, born in Germany. Mayr (mī’ər) German-born American zoologist who synthesized Gregor Mendel’s theories of inheritance with Charles Darwin’s natural selection theory to develop the concept of speciation, which expanded scientific understanding of the formation of species and how they adapt to their their […]