noun (plural dorados)
- 1an edible marine fish of warm seas, with silver and bright blue or green coloration when alive. Also called dolphin.
- Family Coryphaenidae and genus Coryphaena: two species, in particular the large C. hippurus
early 17th century: from Spanish, literally 'gilded', from late Latin deauratus, from deaurare 'to gild over' (see also dory1)