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dorado

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noun do·ra·do \də-ˈrä-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of dorado



Origin and Etymology of dorado

Spanish, from past participle of dorar to gild, from Latin deaurare, from de- + aurum gold — more at aureus


First Known Use: 1604


Dorado

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geographical name Do·ra·do \dō-ˈrä-thō\

Definition of Dorado

  1. city N Puerto Rico pop 38,165




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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of dorado Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about dorado


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