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mudguard

mud·guard

mudguard

 
pronunciation:
muhd gard
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a shield or flap over the wheel of a vehicle to deflect mud and stones thrown by the wheel's motion.
definition 2: (chiefly British) a curved, usu. metal, part on a bicycle or other vehicle that covers the wheel and protects the rider and vehicle from mud and stones brought up by the wheel's motion; fender.