pink river dolphin
Definition of pink river dolphin
: boto Somewhere up the Amazon, a big pink river dolphin breaches the surface with a pneumatic venting of its blowhole, then glides off humpy and slow through the placid brown water. — Richard Conniff, National Geographic, September 1996 Our skiff is backed up to a banana tree in the flooded Amazon River basin of Peru on this warm and sunny morning, and pink dolphins are putting on a show a few feet in front of us. — Terri Colby, Chicago Tribune, 22 July 2012
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
First Known Use of pink river dolphin
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up pink river dolphin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).