mudskipper

noun mud·skip·per \ -ˌski-pər \

Definition of mudskipper

:any of several Asian and African gobies (genera Periophthalmus and Boleophthalmus) that are able to skip about actively over wet mud and sand

First Known Use of mudskipper

1860


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