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mudcat

(ˈmʌdˌkæt)
n
(Animals) any of several large North American catfish living in muddy rivers, esp in the Mississippi valley

flat′head cat′fish


n.
a yellow and brown catfish, Pylodictis olivaris, common in the central U.S., having a flattened head and a projecting lower jaw. Also called mudcat.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mudcat - flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United Statesmudcat - flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States; often farmed
freshwater fish - flesh of fish from fresh water used as food
2.mudcat - large catfish of central United States having a flattened head and projecting jaw
siluriform fish, catfish - any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth
genus Pylodictus, Pylodictus - flathead catfishes
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