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Related to Dorado (constellation): 30 Doradus, Hydrus constellation, Pictor constellation, Volans constellation
1. See dolphinfish.
2. Dorado A constellation of the Southern Hemisphere near Reticulum and Pictor, containing a great portion of the large Magellanic Cloud.
[Spanish, dolphin (fish), from Late Latin deaurātus, past participle of deaurāre, to gild; see dory2.]
1. (Animals) another name for dolphin3
2. (Animals) a South American river fish of the genus Salminus that resembles a salmon
n, Latin genitive Doradus (dəˈrɑːdəs)
(Celestial Objects) 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- + -aurāre, from aurum gold]
|Noun||1.||Dorado - a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Reticulum and Pictor; contains most of the Large Magellanic Cloud|