any of various fishes that live in muddy waters, as the bowfin or mummichog.
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How to use mudfish in a sentence
From these the ganoids and then the lung-bearing mudfish must have been gradually developed.Charles Darwin | Grant Allen
The Queensland mudfish is an antiquity, and there has not been much change in its lineage for millions of years.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) | J. Arthur Thomson
Their roots were five or six feet high, and mudfish splashed in the holes beneath.Wyndham's Pal | Harold Bindloss
The Australian mudfish (Ceratodus) is not known to hibernate or aestivate.
The mudfish would have seemed then a poor refugee from the too crowded and aggressive life of the sea.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for mudfish
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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