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mud

noun [U] uk   us   /mʌd/
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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Translations of “mud”
in Arabic طين…
in Korean 진흙…
in Malaysian lumpur…
in French boue…
in Turkish çamur…
in Italian fango…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泥,泥土, 爛泥,泥漿, 淤泥…
in Russian грязь…
in Polish błoto…
in Vietnamese bùn…
in Spanish barro, lodo…
in Portuguese lama…
in Thai โคลน…
in German der Schlamm…
in Catalan fang…
in Japanese 泥…
in Indonesian lumpur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泥,泥土, 烂泥,泥浆, 淤泥…
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