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One entry found for dodo.
Main Entry: dodo
Pronunciation: primarystressdomacrd-omacr
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural dodoes or dodos
Etymology: from Portuguese doudo, name given by Portuguese sailors to the bird, from doudo (adjective) "silly, stupid"
1 : a large heavy flightless extinct bird related to the pigeons and formerly found on some of the islands of the Indian Ocean
2 a : a person who is hopelessly behind the times b : a stupid person
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