pink river dolphin

noun
variants: or pink 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 ConniffNational GeographicSeptember 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 ColbyChicago Tribune22 July 2012

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First Known Use of pink river dolphin

1966


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