HyperDic: amphibious

English > 2 senses of the word amphibious:
ADJECTIVEpertamphibious, amphibianrelating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia
allamphibiousoperating or living on land and in water
amphibious > pronunciation
Soundsaemfih'biyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > amphibious: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia.
Synonymamphibian
Nounsamphibiathe class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water
English > amphibious: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningoperating or living on land and in water.
Examples
  • "amphibious vehicles"
  • "amphibious operations"
  • "amphibious troops"
  • "frogs are amphibious animals"
Narroweramphibiotic, semiaquaticHaving an aquatic early or larval form and a terrestrial / terrestrial adult form
Oppositeaquaticoperating or living or growing in water
terrestrialoperating or living or growing on land
Spanishanfibio
Catalanamfibi

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