Definition of Mudskipper

1. Noun. Found in tropical coastal regions of Africa and Asia; able to move on land on strong pectoral fins.

Exact synonyms: Mudspringer
Generic synonyms: Goby, Gudgeon
Group relationships: Genus Periophthalmus, Periophthalmus



Definition of Mudskipper

1. Noun. Any of various gobies of the subfamily ''Oxudercinae'' that are able to survive out of water by breathing through their skins and having strong pectoral fins that act as simple legs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mudskipper

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mudskipper

mudproof
mudpuddle
mudpuppies
mudpuppy
mudra
mudras
mudrock
mudrocks
mudroom
mudrooms
muds
mudscow
mudscows
mudsill
mudsills
mudskipper (current term)
mudskippers
mudsled
mudsleds
mudslides
mudslinger
mudslingers
mudslinging
mudslingings
mudspringer
mudstone
mudstones
mudsucker
mudsuckers

Literary usage of Mudskipper

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1. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"... clouded leopards, sun bears, six primate species, walking mudskipper fish, rare and colorful birds including Storm's storks, Bulwer's pheasants, ..."

2. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"... destruction of, 934 of Scotland and Norway, 933 Mouse, the Japanese Dancing, 228 the making of, 930 the Snow, 469 Mudfish of Australia, 200 mudskipper, ..."

3. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"... clouded leopards, sun bears, six primate species, walking mudskipper fish, rare and colorful birds including Storm's storks, Bulwer's pheasants, ..."

4. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"... destruction of, 934 of Scotland and Norway, 933 Mouse, the Japanese Dancing, 228 the making of, 930 the Snow, 469 Mudfish of Australia, 200 mudskipper, ..."

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