- a grain sorghum having white, yellow, or pinkish seeds, grown chiefly in Africa, Asia, and the U.S.
Origin of milo
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; of uncertain origin
Also called milo maize.
[mahy-loh; for 1 also Greek mee-law]
- Also Mi·los [Greek mee-laws] /Greek ˈmi lɔs/. Melos.
- a male given name.
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No arm but that of Milo could be strong enough for such a feat.Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)
You don't cal'late he heard what Milo was telling, do you, Peter?
Milo and Eddie, backed by the Dowager and the Duchess, done the real fishing.
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It does not represent the Roman Venus, and there is no place named 'Milo.'The Book-Hunter at Home
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- any of various early-growing cultivated varieties of sorghum with heads of yellow or pinkish seeds resembling millet
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