a flat-bottomed rowboat with high, flaring sides, used chiefly in commercial fishing
Origin of doryAmerindian (Central America) dori, duri, a dugout
Origin of doryMiddle English dorre from Middle French dorée, literally , gilt, feminine of doré, past participle of dorer from Late Latin deaurare, to gild from Classical Latin de-, intensive + aurare, to gild from aurum, gold: see aurous
A small, narrow, flatbottom fishing boat with high sides and a sharp prow.
Origin of doryPerhaps from Miskito dori, duri
Any of various marine fishes of the order Zeiformes, having a spiny dorsal fin and a laterally compressed oval body, especially the John Dory.
Origin of doryMiddle English dorre from Old French doree from feminine past participle of dorer to gild from Late Latin deaurāre Latin dē- de- Latin aurum gold
- (nautical) A small flat bottomed boat used for fishing both offshore and on rivers.
- Any of several different families of large-eyed, silvery, deep-bodied, laterally compressed, and roughly discoid marine fish.