noun, plural dai·myo, dai·myos. Japanese History.
Origin of daimyo
Examples from the Web for daimio
Historical Examples of daimio
The wind blew the fine dust in the noses and eyes of the Daimio and his nobles.
The Daimio of Arima arrived this morning at dawn and confirmed the news of the messengers.The Usurper
"Certainly, appearances are deceptive," said the Daimio to himself.
In his imagination he pictured this house like a daimio's palace.
It is large, and the inside is as beautiful as a great Daimio's palace.
noun plural -myo, -myos, -mio or -mios
Word Origin for daimyo
also daimio, former title of the chief nobles of Japan, 1839, from Japanese, literally "big name," from Chinese dai "great" + mio, myo "name."