vo·​la·​dor | \ ˌvōləˈdȯ(ə)r\
plural -s

Definition of volador

1 : any of various flying fishes (as Cypselurus californicus of California and Exocoetus mesogaster and C. bahaiensis of the West Indies)
2 : a widely distributed flying gurnard (Dactylopterus volitans) of the Atlantic ocean
3 : any of various sailfishes (as Istiophorus volador of Florida and I. americanus of the Gulf Stream)

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History and Etymology for volador

Spanish, flying fish, literally, flyer, from Late Latin volator, from Latin volatus (past participle of volare to fly) + -or

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to make a temporary encampment

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