- dolphin (sense )
- [D-] a S constellation between Pictor and Reticulum, containing part of the Larger Magellanic Cloud
Origin of doradoSpanish from adjective , literally , gilded, past participle of dorar from Late Latin deaurare: see dory
- See dolphinfish.
- Dorado A constellation of the Southern Hemisphere near Reticulum and Pictor, containing a great portion of the large Magellanic Cloud.
Origin of doradoSpanish dolphin (fish) from Late Latin deaurātus past participle of deaurāre to gild ; see dory 2.
From Spanish dorado, from the verb dorar (“gild, give a golden color”).