[ mahy-loh ]
/ ˈmaɪ loʊ /

noun, plural mi·los.

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.

Definition for milo (2 of 2)

[ mahy-loh; for 1 also Greek mee-law ]
/ ˈmaɪ loʊ; for 1 also Greek ˈmi lɔ /


Also Mi·los [Greek mee-laws] /Greek ˈmi lɔs/. Melos.
a male given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for milo

/ (ˈmaɪləʊ) /

noun plural -los

any of various early-growing cultivated varieties of sorghum with heads of yellow or pinkish seeds resembling millet

Word Origin for milo

C19: from Sotho maili
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