Auratus

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Auratus can refer to:

  • Jean Daurat (or Dorat) (1508 – 1588), a French poet and influential classical scholar
  • Pierre Doré (c.1500 – 1559), a French Domincan theologian

A Latin word often used in taxonomy for species names. Auratus comes from the Latin root aurat-, meaning "gold" or "golden", and is consequently used to designate species of this colour. Species labelled auratus include:

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