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dory (n.1)

"small, flat-bottomed boat," especially one sent out from a larger vessel to catch fish, 1709, American English, perhaps from a West Indian or Central American Indian language.

dory (n.2)

popular name of a type of edible marine fish, mid-14c., from Old French doree, originally the fem. past participle of dorer "to gild," from Latin deauratus, past participle of deaurare, from de-, here probably intensive, + aurare "to gild," from aurum (see aureate). So called in reference to its coloring.

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Definitions of dory

dory (n.)
a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled;
Synonyms: dinghy / rowboat
dory (n.)
pike-like freshwater perches;
Synonyms: walleye / walleyed pike / jack salmon / Stizostedion vitreum
dory (n.)
marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters;
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