Definition of dory noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɔːri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːri//
(pl. dories) Fish
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a narrow fish that has a deep body and that can open its mouth very wide See related entries: Fish Word Originlate Middle English: from French dorée, feminine past participle of dorer ‘gild’, from late Latin deaurare ‘gild over’, based on Latin aurum ‘gold’.
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