mud slide

noun Geology.

Origin of mud slide

First recorded in 1920–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for mudslide

avalanche, snowslide

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British Dictionary definitions for mudslide



the rapid downward movement of a large quantity of saturated earth
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mudslide in Science



A slow-moving mudflow.
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