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]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Adjective

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

Related terms

Translations

Extensive Definition

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

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1