noun Geology, Oceanography.
a deep-sea sediment of fine silt and clay that derives its bluish color from organic material and iron sulfide.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of blue mud
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
Words nearby blue mud
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Example sentences from the Web for blue mud
The north of Blue-Mud Bay has furnished also specimens of ancient sandstone; with columnar rocks, probably of clink-stone.