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n.1.(Zool.) A South American freshwater dolphin (Inia Boliviensis). It is ten or twelve feet long, and has a hairy snout.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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With the Diamonds battling financial trouble off the park, Spanish goalkeeper Javier Sanchez Boto was the hero as he saved three penalties in the shoot-out.
Tingnan mo ang dami kong boto. Walang nakinig kasi galit sa inyo ang mga tao,' Villar added.
"Ito ay malinaw na violation sa eleksyon dahil sagrado ang boto ng mga Pilipino.
Lastly, Gutierrez noted that the VCMs 'have malfunctioned in the same elections where the President himself has responded to reports of massive and unprecedented vote-buying by saying it is 'normal.' Sino raw ba ang hindi bumibili ng boto [He asked who doesn't buy votes]?'
Ituro mo kung sino ang hindi nagbili ng boto (Everybody is guilty of vote-buying here.
Piracatinga (Calophysus macropterus) aren't especially fussy eaters--they have been found eating the livers of rays and the meat of giant anteaters --but they particularly love the fatty blubber of the Amazon's pink river dolphins (Inia geqffrensis), known locally as boto. Fishermen target the boto, even though it's been illegal to hunt the aquatic mammal in Brazil since 1967, knowing its stinky flesh guarantees a large harvest.
IAMGOLD announced positive results from a Feasibility Study for its Boto Gold Project in Senegal, West Africa.
August Boto, the SBC's Executive Committee president, in a prepared statement.
The Amazonian cetaceans boto Inia geoffrensis (Reeves et al.) and tucuxi Sotalia fluviatilis (Secchi, 2012) are listed as "Data Deficient" according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.