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do·ry 1

 (dôr′ē)
n. pl. do·ries
A small, narrow, flatbottom fishing boat with high sides and a sharp prow.

[Perhaps from Miskito dori, duri.]

do·ry 2

 (dôr′ē)
n. pl. do·ries
Any of various marine fishes of the order Zeiformes, having a spiny dorsal fin and a laterally compressed oval body, especially the John Dory.

[Middle English dorre, from Old French doree, from feminine past participle of dorer, to gild, from Late Latin deaurāre : Latin dē-, de- + Latin aurum, gold.]

dory

(ˈdɔːrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Animals) any spiny-finned marine teleost food fish of the family Zeidae, esp the John Dory, having a deep compressed body
2. (Animals) another name for walleye5, walleye6
[C14: from French dorée gilded, from dorer to gild, from Late Latin deaurāre, ultimately from Latin aurum gold]

dory

(ˈdɔːrɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Nautical Terms) US and Canadian a flat-bottomed rowing boat with a high bow, stern, and sides
[C18: from Mosquito (an American Indian language of Honduras and Nicaragua) dóri dugout]

do•ry1

(ˈdɔr i, ˈdoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries.
a small boat with a narrow, flat bottom, high bow, and flaring sides.
[1700–10, Amer.]

do•ry2

(ˈdɔr i, ˈdoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries.
[1400–50; late Middle English dorre, dorray < Middle French doree, feminine past participle of dorer to gild]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dory - a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelleddory - a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
oarlock, rowlock, thole, tholepin, peg, pin - a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
rowing boat - a rowboat
small boat - a boat that is small
cross thwart, thwart - a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
wherry - light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors
2.dory - pike-like freshwater perchesdory - pike-like freshwater perches  
pike perch, pike-perch - any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family
3.dory - marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters
family Zeidae, Zeidae - a family of fish in the order Zeomorphi
John Dory, Zeus faber - European dory
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
Translations

dory

1 [ˈdɔːrɪ] N (= fish) → gallo m, pez m de San Pedro

dory

2 [ˈdɔːrɪ] N (= boat) → arenera f
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