Dorado

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A map of Dorado; the area marked LMC is the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Etymology[edit]

Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Italian dorato, "gilded, golden", ultimately from Latin deauratus, the past participle of deaurō (to gild).

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Dorado

  1. (astronomy) 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.

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Proper noun[edit]

Dorado m

  1. (astronomy) Dorado (small constellation in the southern sky)

Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Dorado ?

  1. (astronomy) Dorado (a particular constellation)