- dolphin (sense )
- 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 deauratus, past participle of deaurare, to gild; see dory2.
From Spanish dorado, from the verb dorar (“gild, give a golden color”).