dodo

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See also: Dodo, dodô, and dodó

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A dodo

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From Portuguese doudo, obsolete form of doido (fool, simpleton, silly, stupid). First attested in the 17th century.

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dodo (plural dodoes or dodos)

  1. A large, flightless bird, Raphus cucullatus, related to the pigeon, that is now extinct (since the 1600s) and was native to Mauritius.
  2. (figuratively) A person or organisation which is very old or has very old-fashioned views or is not willing to change and adapt.
    As dead as a dodo.

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dodo m (plural dodo's, diminutive dodootje n)

  1. Dodo, Raphus cucullatus.

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dodo m (uncountable)

  1. (Belgium, childish) Sleep, nighty night.
    Wil je dodo doen? ― Do you want to go to sleep?

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dodo (accusative singular dodon, plural dodoj, accusative plural dodojn)

  1. dodo

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dodo

  1. dodo (bird of the extinct family Raphidae)
  2. dodo, Raphus cucullatus (type species of the family)
  3. solitaire (two extinct birds of Raphidae family, more specifically Réunion soilitaire, Raphus solitarius and Rodriques solitaire, Pezophaps solitaria)

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dodo m (plural dodos)

  1. (childish) Sleep, kip.
    Tu veux faire dodo? ― Do you want to go to sleep?
  2. A dodo bird

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dodo m (plural dodi)

  1. dodo

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From Spanish loro.

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dodo

  1. a type of parrot

References[edit]

  • Ed. Key, Mary Ritchie and Comrie, Bernard. The Intercontinental Dictionary Series, Carib (De'kwana).

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dodo m (plural dodos)

  1. dodo