Meaning of “amphibious” in the English Dictionary

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"amphibious" in British English

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amphibiousadjective

uk /æmˈfɪb.i.əs/ us /æmˈfɪb.i.əs/

(Definition of “amphibious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"amphibious" in American English

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amphibiousadjective [ not gradable ]

us /æmˈfɪb·i·əs/

biology able to live on land and in water:

amphibious creatures

Amphibious also means able to operate on land and in water:

We toured the harbor in an amphibious bus.

(Definition of “amphibious” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)