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mudbug

Syllabification: mud·bug
Pronunciation: /ˈmədˌbəɡ
 
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Definition of mudbug in English:

noun

North American , informal
A freshwater crayfish.
Example sentences
  • Whether you know them as mudbugs, ditch bugs, river lobsters, crawlybottoms, crawdads, or crawfish, anyone who has spent time in streams is familiar with crayfish.
  • Perhaps the most representative food of Cajun culture is crawfish, or mudbug.
  • She is going to flip when she finds out the boys are spending summer vacation catching mudbugs on the bayou.

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