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English definition of “mud”

mud

noun [U] uk   /mʌd/ us  
B2 earth that has become wet and sticky: The vehicles got bogged down in the heavy mud. Modern houses have replaced the one-room mud huts with grass roofs that had been home to generations of peasants. These mud flats (= level ground near the sea) are a site of special scientific interest.
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