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Noun: dory  do-ree
  1. A small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
    - dinghy, rowboat [N. Amer], rowing boat [Brit]
     
  2. Pike-like freshwater perches
    - walleye, walleyed pike, jack salmon, Stizostedion vitreum
     
  3. Marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters

Derived forms: dories

Type of: acanthopterygian, pike perch, pike-perch, small boat, spiny-finned fish

Part of: family Zeidae, Zeidae

Encyclopedia: Dory