Last modified on 20 July 2014, at 03:55
See also: Dodo, dodô, and dodó

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A dodo

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From Portuguese doudo, obsolete form of doido (fool, simpleton, silly, stupid). First attested in the 17th century.

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dodo (plural dodoes or dodos)

  1. A large, flightless bird, Raphus cucullatus, related to the pigeon, that is now extinct (since the 1600s) and was native to Mauritius.
    • As dead as a dodo.
  2. (figuratively) A person or organisation which is very old or has very old-fashioned views or is not willing to change and adapt.

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dodo m (plural dodo's, diminutive dodootje n)

  1. Dodo, Raphus cucullatus.

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dodo m (uncountable)

  1. (Belgium, childish) Sleep, nighty night.
    • Wil je dodo doen?
      • Do you want to go to sleep?

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dodo (accusative singular dodon, plural dodoj, accusative plural dodojn)

  1. dodo



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dodo

  1. dodo (bird of the extinct family {[taxlink)}}
  2. dodo, Raphus cucullatus (type species of the family)
  3. solitaire (two extinct birds of Raphidae family, more specifically Réunion soilitaire, Raphus solitarius and Rodriques solitaire, Pezophaps solitaria)

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dodo m (plural dodos)

  1. (childish) Sleep, kip.
    Tu veux faire dodo? — Do you want to go to sleep?
  2. A dodo bird

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dodo m (plural dodi)

  1. dodo