mudcat

or mud cat

[ muhd-kat ]
/ ˈmʌdˌkæt /
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noun

Origin of mudcat

1810–20, Americanism; mud + cat1
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mudcat

/ (ˈmʌdˌkæt) /

noun

any of several large North American catfish living in muddy rivers, esp in the Mississippi valley
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