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Meaning of DODO

Pronunciation:  'dowdow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  extinct heavy flightless bird of Mauritius related to pigeons
  2. [n]  (informal) someone whose style is out of fashion

DODO is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: fogey, fogy, fossil, Raphus cucullatus
 See Also: columbiform bird, genus Raphus, old person, oldster, Raphus, senior citizen



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Do"do\, n.; pl. {Dodoes}. [Said to be fr. Pg. doudo silly,
foolish (cf. {Booby}); this is fr. Prov. E. dold, the same
word as E. dolt.] (Zo["o]l.)
A large, extinct bird ({Didus ineptus}), formerly inhabiting
the Island of Mauritius. It had short, half-fledged wings,
like those of the ostrich, and a short neck and legs; --
called also {dronte}. It was related to the pigeons.

Easton Bible Dictionary

amatory; loving. (1.) A descendant of Issachar (Judg. 10:1).

(2.) An Ahohite, father of Eleazar, who was one of David's three heroes (2 Sam. 23:9; 1 Chr. 11:12). He was the same with Dodai mentioned in 1 Chr. 27:4.

(3.) A Bethlehemite, and father of Elhanan, who was one of David's thirty heroes (2 Sam. 23:24).

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