noun, plural do·ra·dos, (especially collectively) do·ra·do.
Definition for dorado (2 of 3)
noun, genitive Do·ra·dus [duh-rah-duh s] /dəˈrɑ dəs/ for 2.
Origin of Dorado
Definition for dorado (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for dorado
This is the guaracapema of Piso and Marcgrave, by others called the dorado.A Voyage to New Holland|William Dampier
Morales had called him his dorado, his brave little golden one!
It had become a confusion and combination of the Dorado and Meta, following the curious but characteristic course of myths.The Spanish Pioneers|Charles F. Lummis
The dorado makes a dash at them, and gets hooked—generally through the back.The Western World|W.H.G. Kingston
Scarcely could you say he became more at his ease, more the boon compaero and dorado.
British Dictionary definitions for dorado (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for dorado (2 of 3)
noun Latin genitive Doradus (dəˈrɑːdəs)
Word Origin for Dorado
British Dictionary definitions for dorado (3 of 3)
Word Origin for El Dorado
Culture definitions for dorado
A place of fabulous wealth, or an opportunity to obtain it. During the gold rush many adventurers believed that California would be their El Dorado. The name comes from the name of a legendary South American city of stupendous riches sought by Spanish conquistadores.