Definitions

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  • n. Coastal wetlands that form when mud is deposited by the tides or rivers, sea, and oceans.

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Examples

  • Historically speaking, the term "mudflat" was used to describe areas we now refer to as estuaries.

    Kitsap Sun Stories

  • Ned is writing on the mudflat with a pointed stick when Johannes enters, a scroll under his arm.

    Tales from the Golden Age

  • Scene: A mudflat in really olden times, someplace like Phoenicia or Assyria, one of those places everybody's heard of but nobody can find.

    Tales from the Golden Age

  • But that was exactly what I did, running through the shallows, splashing up onto the mudflat to a high place among the trees where I could look out on the slope that led into the watershed.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • Squatting above the slow current, I counted three species of heron hunched on the mudflat of the far bank.

    Kook

  • I could try to swim the river, but the opposite bank was steep and clay-sided and devoid of any trees along the mudflat.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • Buried in the mudflat down Bayou Teche from me were the remains of a Confederate gunboat.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • This is mudflat advice about what puts you in spam:

    AP: How Things Have Changed - Swampland - TIME.com

  • At least a part of his mind was away scanning the waterfront of his town, where the brief mudflat between the tides gave place to the narrowing neck of the strait.

    His Disposition

  • The region's mild climate, absence of human disturbance due to lack of freshwater, the shallowness of the sea and the vast expanses of mudflat provide over two million shorebirds from northern Europe, Siberia and Greenland in one of the world's most important refuges for migrants.

    Banc d'Arguin National Park, Mauritania

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