HyperDic: amphibian

English > 4 senses of the word amphibian:
NOUNartifactamphibian, amphibious vehiclea flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
artifactamphibian, amphibious aircraftan airplane designed to take off and land on water
animalamphibiancold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water
ADJECTIVEpertamphibian, amphibiousrelating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia
amphibian > pronunciation
Soundsaemfih'biyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > amphibian: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia.
Synonymamphibious
Nounsamphibiathe class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water
amphibiancold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water
English > amphibian: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water.
Synonymamphibious vehicle
Narrowerswamp buggy, marsh buggyAn amphibious vehicle typically having four-wheel drive and a raised body
Broadermotor vehicle, automotive vehicleA self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
Spanishvehículo anfibio
Catalanvehicle amfibi
English > amphibian: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn airplane designed to take off and land on water.
Synonymamphibious aircraft
PartspontoonA float supporting a seaplane
Broaderairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
Spanishavión anfibio
Catalanavió amfibi
English > amphibian: 4 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaningcold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form.
Member ofamphibia, class AmphibiaThe class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water
Partslateral line, lateral line organsense organs of fish and amphibians
NarrowerHynerpeton bassettifossil amphibian of the Devonian having well-developed forelimbs
IchyostegaEarly tetrapod amphibian found in Greenland
caecilian, blindwormAny of the small slender limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians of the order Gymnophiona
frog, toad, toad frog, anuran, batrachian, salientianAny of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping
labyrinthodontAn amphibian of the superorder Labyrinthodontia
salamanderAny of various typically terrestrial / terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
urodele, caudateamphibians that resemble lizards
Broadervertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Spanishamphibia, anfibio, anfibios
Catalanamfibi
Adjectivesamphibianrelating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia

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