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Origin of mud slide

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for mud slide

mudslide
/ (ˈmʌdˌslaɪd) /

noun

the rapid downward movement of a large quantity of saturated earth
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Scientific definitions for mud slide

mudslide
[ mŭdslīd′ ]

A slow-moving mudflow.
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