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do·ry1 / ˈdôrē/ • n. (pl. -ies) a narrow deep-bodied fish (families Zeidae and Oreosomatidae) with a mouth that can be opened very wide. See also John Dory. do·ry2 • n. (pl. -ries) a small flat-bottomed rowboat with a high bow and stern, of a kind originally used for fishing in New England.

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dory (John Dory) Marine fish found worldwide. It is deepbodied with a large mouth. The species Zeus faber of the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean is a valuable food fish. Length: to 1m (3.3ft). Family Zeidae.

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dory yellow fish Zeus faber (also John Dory). XIV (darre). — F. dorée, sb. use of fem. pp. of dorer gild :- late L. dēaurāre, f. DE- + aurāre gild, f. aurum gold.