Do*ra"do (?), n. [Sp. dorado gilt, fr. dorar to gild, fr. L. deaurare. See 1st Dory, and cf. El Dorado.]

1. Astron.

A southern constellation, within which is the south pole of the ecliptic; -- called also sometimes Xiphias, or the Swordfish.

2. Zool.

A large, oceanic fish of the genus Coryphaena.


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