any of several small, freshwater turtles of the family Kinosternidae, of North and South America, as the dark-brown Kinosternon subrubrum, of the U.S.
any of various small turtles of the genus Kinosternon and related genera that inhabit muddy rivers in North and Central America: family Kinosternidae
noun the world of baseball, esp. in reference to the ups-and-downs of fandom Examples There is no joy in Mudville for the Chicago Cubs fans. Word Origin from E.L. Thayer poem Casey at the Bat
noun 1. a vent in the earth’s surface through which escaping gas and vapor issue, causing mud to boil and occasionally to overflow, forming a conical mound around the vent. noun 1. a cone-shaped mound formed from fine mud ejected, with gases and water, from hot springs, geysers, etc, in volcanic regions
noun, Chiefly North Midland and Western U.S. 1. any of several wasps, as the mud dauber, that construct a nest of mud.
[muhd-res-ling] /ˈmʌdˌrɛs lɪŋ/ noun 1. wrestling in an enclosure with a floor or base of wet mud, staged as a public display and competitive event.