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“amphibian” in British English

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amphibiannoun [ C ]

uk /æmˈfɪb.i.ən/ us /æmˈfɪb.i.ən/

an animal, such as a frog, that lives both on land and in water but must produce its eggs in water

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

“amphibian” in American English

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amphibiannoun [ C ]

us /æmˈfɪb·i·ən/

biology a type of animal that lives both on land and in water:

Frogs and turtles are amphibians.

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