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Mudcat

noun
1.
Flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States; often farmed.  Synonym: catfish.
2.
Large catfish of central United States having a flattened head and projecting jaw.  Synonyms: flathead catfish, goujon, Pylodictus olivaris, shovelnose catfish, spoonbill catfish.






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"Mudcat" Quotes from Famous Books



... went down the creek and climbed around a steep little cliff, and out on a huge rock that hung over the creek, where he dropped his hook. He had no cork, and Chad knew that he was trying to catch catfish. Presently he jerked, and a yellow mudcat rose to the surface, fighting desperately for his life, and Dan and Snowball yelled crazily. Then Dan pulled out ...
— The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come • John Fox



Words linked to "Mudcat" :   genus Pylodictus, freshwater fish, siluriform fish, Pylodictus



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