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  • noun 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

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

    Kitsap Sun Stories

  • 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

  • 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

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

    The Glass Rainbow

  • 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

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

    Tales from the Golden Age

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

    Kook

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