• Of or relating to the class Amphibia.
  • Capable of operating on both land and water amphibious.
  • Having two natures.


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


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Narrower meaning words

  • Batrachia
  • batrachian
  • batrachofauna
  • Labyrinthodontia (extinct)
  • Lepospondyli (extinct)
  • Lissamphibia
  • Salientia

Broader meaning words

  • Animalia
  • Chordata
  • Tetrapoda


  • From Ancient Greek ἀμφίβιον, from ἀμφί + βίος

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