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mudnoun [U]

uk   /mʌd/ us   /mʌd/
B2 earth that has been mixed with water: 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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(Definition of mud from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mudnoun [U]

us   /mʌd/
wet, sticky earth: The car got stuck in the mud.
muddy
adjective us   /ˈmʌd·i/
a muddy road
(Definition of mud from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mud”
in Korean 진흙…
in Arabic طين…
in Malaysian lumpur…
in French boue…
in Russian грязь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泥,泥土, 爛泥,泥漿, 淤泥…
in Italian fango…
in Turkish çamur…
in Polish błoto…
in Spanish barro, lodo…
in Vietnamese bùn…
in Portuguese lama…
in Thai โคลน…
in German der Schlamm…
in Catalan fang…
in Japanese 泥…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泥,泥土, 烂泥,泥浆, 淤泥…
in Indonesian lumpur…
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