Definition of mudflat in English:

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mudflat

Pronunciation: /ˈmədˌflat/
(also mud flat)

noun

(usually mudflats)
A stretch of muddy land left uncovered at low tide.
Example sentences
  • The bay includes salt marsh, shallow and open water, tidal channels, mudflats and numerous islands, and a freshwater pond.
  • During migration and winter, they are coastal, foraging on mudflats, salt marshes, estuaries, and coastal pools.
  • Coastal migrants can often be found along tidal creeks, salt marsh edges, and mudflats, rarely on sandy ocean beaches.

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Syllabification: mud·flat

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