walking catfish

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Definition of walking catfish

: an Asian freshwater catfish (Clarias batrachus of the family Clariidae) that is able to move about on land and has become established in Florida waters

First Known Use of walking catfish

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Walking catfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walking%20catfish. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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