Dorado

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English[edit]

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)