Definition of mudbank in English:

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mudbank

Pronunciation: /ˈmədbaNGk/

noun

A bank of mud on the bed of a river or the bottom of the sea.
Example sentences
  • The Waddenzee consists of many square miles of gently shelving sand and mudbanks largely covered at high water.
  • The Lifeboat arrived on scene in moderate conditions in a South Easterly 4 to 5, to find the Yacht hard aground on a mudbank at the entrance to the Camplie River.
  • We were fortunate when visiting the Suffolk Blyth estuary in May: the first mudbanks were just appearing, and a host of wading birds soon put in an appearance, among them 10 spotted redshank.

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Syllabification: mud·bank

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