[ boh-toh ]

noun,plural bo·tos.
  1. a freshwater South American dolphin, Inia geoffrensis, having a long snout and fluctuating in color between pink and gray: inhabits the Amazon and Orinoco river systems.

  • Also called Amazon dolphin .

Words Nearby boto Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use boto in a sentence

  • boto's "Mefistofele" belongs of course to a subsequent period.

    Masters of French Music | Arthur Hervey
  • boto, on the other hand, in his evident desire to do justice to Goethe, has attempted too much and achieved too little.

    Masters of French Music | Arthur Hervey
  • boto, in his setting, sounds Goethe's drama to greater depths than Gounod.

  • It does not appear in Shakespeare, so that the lines are as original with boto as the music is with Verdi.

  • It appeared in Italia of the day after the performance, at which, it may be mentioned, boto applauded vigorously from a box.

    Giacomo Puccini | Wakeling Dry