dorado

noun do·ra·do \ də-ˈrä-(ˌ)dō \
|Updated on: 12 May 2018

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Origin and Etymology of dorado

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


Dorado

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

Definition of Dorado

city west of San Juan in northern Puerto Rico population 38,165

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