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mudfish

[muhd-fish] /ˈmʌdˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) mudfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) mudfishes.
1.
any of various fishes that live in muddy waters, as the bowfin or mummichog.
Origin
1495-1505
1495-1505; mud + fish
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  • Eel, carp, snakeheads and mudfish live in the reservoir.
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mudfish

/ˈmʌdˌfɪʃ/
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
1.
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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