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English definition of “amphibious”


adjective     /æmˈfɪb.i.əs/
of or relating to a type of animal that lives both on land and in water : amphibious animals Reptile and amphibian namesBoats and sailing craftPassenger, cargo and military ships relating to vehicles that operate both on land and in water : amphibious vehicles / aircraft an amphibious landing / attack (= from the sea onto the land )Vehicles in general
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