dodo: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dō'dō), [key]
— pl. -dos, -does.
  1. any of several clumsy, flightless, extinct birds of the genera Raphus and Pezophaps, related to pigeons but about the size of a turkey, formerly inhabiting the islands of Mauritius, Réunion, and Rodriguez.
  2. a dull-witted, slow-reacting person.
  3. a person with old-fashioned, conservative, or outmoded ideas.
  4. a thing that is outmoded or obsolete.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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