AskDefine | Define amphibious

Dictionary Definition

amphibious adj
1 relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia [syn: amphibian]
2 operating or living on land and in water; "amphibious vehicles"; "amphibious operations"; "amphibious troops"; "frogs are amphibious animals" [ant: aquatic, terrestrial]

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  1. Capable of functioning on land or in water.
  2. Occurring on both land and water.
    amphibious attack

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Extensive Definition

Amphibious means able to use either land or water. In particular it may refer to:
amphibious in Norwegian: Amfibisk

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