Definition of boto in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊtəʊ/
(also boutu)

noun (plural botos)

A pink and grey river dolphin found in the Amazon and Orinoco River systems. Also called Amazon dolphin.
  • Inia geoffrensis, family Platanistidae.
Example sentences
  • The Amazon and the boto grew up together, at the beginning of the world.
  • Bacher also spoke of local legends about the pink dolphins that raced along with the boat, botos as the natives called them.
  • Another boto rose nearby - possibly the same dolphin, possibly a companion.

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