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
    More 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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