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dorado

  

      n  
1       another name for       dolphin       3  
2    a S. American river fish of the genus Salminus that resembles a salmon  


Dorado  
      n   Latin genitive   , Doradus   a constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Reticulum and Pictor and containing part of the Large Magellanic cloud  
     (C17: from Spanish, from dorar to gild, from Latin de- + -aurare, from aurum gold)  
El Dorado     (Spanish)  
      n  
1    a fabled city in South America, rich in treasure and sought by Spanish explorers in the 16th century  
2      (Also)    eldorado   any place of great riches or fabulous opportunity  
     (C16: from Spanish, literally: the gilded (place))  
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Dorado  
      n   Latin genitive   , Doradus   a constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Reticulum and Pictor and containing part of the Large Magellanic cloud  
     (C17: from Spanish, from dorar to gild, from Latin de- + -aurare, from aurum gold)  


dorado  
      n  
1       another name for       dolphin       3  
2    a S. American river fish of the genus Salminus that resembles a salmon  
El Dorado     (Spanish)  
      n  
1    a fabled city in South America, rich in treasure and sought by Spanish explorers in the 16th century  
2      (Also)    eldorado   any place of great riches or fabulous opportunity  
     (C16: from Spanish, literally: the gilded (place))  

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dolphin  
      n  
1    any of various marine cetacean mammals of the family Delphinidae, esp. Delphinus delphis, that are typically smaller than whales and larger than porpoises and have a beaklike snout  
2    river dolphin   any freshwater cetacean of the family Platanistidae, inhabiting rivers of North and South America and S Asia. They are smaller than marine dolphins and have a longer narrower snout  
3      (Also called)    dorado          either of two large marine percoid fishes, Coryphaena hippurus or C. equisetis, that resemble the cetacean dolphins and have an iridescent coloration  
4      (Nautical)   a post or buoy for mooring a vessel  
     (C13: from Old French dauphin, via Latin, from Greek delphin-, delphis)  


dorado         
      n  
1       another name for       dolphin       3  
2    a S. American river fish of the genus Salminus that resembles a salmon  
Dorado  
      n   Latin genitive   , Doradus   a constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Reticulum and Pictor and containing part of the Large Magellanic cloud  
     (C17: from Spanish, from dorar to gild, from Latin de- + -aurare, from aurum gold)  
El Dorado     (Spanish)  
      n  
1    a fabled city in South America, rich in treasure and sought by Spanish explorers in the 16th century  
2      (Also)    eldorado   any place of great riches or fabulous opportunity  
     (C16: from Spanish, literally: the gilded (place))  

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El Dorado, dorsad, dodo, dor

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