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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dorado  \Do*ra"do\,  n.  [Sp.  dorado  gilt,  fr  dorar  to  gild,  fr 
  L.  deaurare.  See  1st  {Dory},  and  cf  {Fl  Dorado}.] 
  1.  (Astron.)  A  southern  constellation,  within  which  is  the 
  south  pole  of  the  ecliptic;  --  called  also  sometimes 
  Xiphias,  or  the  Swordfish. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  large  oceanic  fish  of  the  genus 
  {Coryph[ae]na}. 




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