- (constellation) A small constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a goldfish or swordfish. It lies between the constellations Pictor and Reticulum, and is notable for containing most of the Large Magellanic Cloud,
Etymology: Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From dorato, ultimately from deauratus, the past participle of deauro, deaurÅ, "to gild"
- French: Dorade
- German: Schwertfisch
- Spanish: Dorado
Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for Dorado for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.
Translations: see translations at mahi-mahi.
- A fish, the mahi-mahi or dolphin, scientific name Coryphaena hippurus, with a dorsal fin that runs the length of the body, also known for iridescent coloration.
Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for dorado for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.