[ muhd-fish ]
/ ˈmʌdˌfɪʃ /

noun, plural (especially collectively) mud·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) mud·fish·es.

any of various fishes that live in muddy waters, as the bowfin or mummichog.

Origin of mudfish

First recorded in 1495–1505; mud + fish Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for mudfish

/ (ˈmʌdˌfɪʃ) /

noun plural -fish or -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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