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dorado1

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.
Example sentences
  • 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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Dorado2

Syllabification: Do·ra·do
Pronunciation: /dəˈrädō
 
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Astronomy
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).

Words that rhyme with Dorado

aficionado, amontillado, avocado, Bardo, Barnardo, bastinado, bravado, Colorado, desperado, eldorado, incommunicado, Leonardo, Mikado, muscovado, Prado, renegado, Ricardo, stifado

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