Other Word Forms of Dorado
Origin of Dorado
Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Italian dorato, "gilded, golden", ultimately from Latin deauratus, the past participle of deaurō (“to gild”).
Spanish dolphin (fish) from Late Latin deaurātus past participle of deaurāre to gild dory2
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Spanish dorado, from the verb dorar (“gild, give a golden color”).
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