mud fish


noun, plural (especially collectively) mudfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) mudfishes.
any of various fishes that live in muddy waters, as the bowfin or mummichog.

1495–1505; mud + fish Unabridged
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mudfish (ˈmʌdˌfɪʃ)
n , pl -fish, -fishes
any of various fishes, such as the bowfin and cichlids, that live at or frequent the muddy bottoms of rivers, lakes, etc

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