There are 2 definitions of Dorado in English:

Dorado

Syllabification: Do·ra·do
Pronunciation: /dəˈrädō
 
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Astronomy
  • 1A southern constellation (the Goldfish), containing most of the Large Magellanic Cloud.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Doradus /dəˈrädəs/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star R Doradus

Origin

Spanish (see dorado).

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There are 2 definitions of Dorado in English:

dorado

Syllabification: do·ra·do
Pronunciation: /dəˈrädō
 
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noun (plural dorados)

  • 1A South American freshwater fish with a golden body and red fins, popular as a game fish.
    • Salminus maxillosus, family Characidae
  • 2 another term for mahimahi.
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    • At night we feasted on flesh fish caught off the coast like Wahoo, mahi-mahi, dorado, blue fin and swordfish mixed with rice and black beans.
    • They also go after sunfish, marlin, and dorado, as well as manta rays (the largest of all the rays, these can weigh up to one and a half tons).
    • We've seen a few dorado (aka mahimahi) skipping over the waves.

Origin

early 17th century: from Spanish, literally 'gilded', from late Latin deauratus, from deaurare 'to gild over' (see also dory1).

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