Dorado Definition

də-rädō
noun
Webster's New World
A S constellation between Pictor and Reticulum, containing part of the Larger Magellanic Cloud.
Webster's New World

Coryphaena hippurus, the mahi-mahi or dolphin, a species of fish with a dorsal fin that runs the length of the body, also known for iridescent coloration.

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pronoun

(astronomy) A small constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a goldfish or swordfish. It lies between the constellations Pictor and Reticulum, and is notable for containing most of the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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Other Word Forms of Dorado

Noun

Singular:
dorado
Plural:
dorados

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”).

    From Wiktionary

  • 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”).

    From Wiktionary

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