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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀμφίβιον (amphíbion), from ἀμφί (amphí, of both kinds) + βίος (bíos, life)

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  • enPR: ăm'fĭb"ĭ-ən, IPA(key): /æmˈfɪbɪən/
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AdjectiveEdit

amphibian (comparative more amphibian, superlative most amphibian)

  1. Of or relating to the class Amphibia.
  2. Capable of operating on both land and water amphibious.
  3. (obsolete) Having two natures.

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amphibian (plural amphibians)

  1. An animal of the Amphibia; any four-legged vertebrate that does not have amniotic eggs, living both on land and in water.
  2. A vehicle which can operate on land and water. See Wikipedia article on "Amphibious aircraft"

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