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One entry found for amphibious.
Main Entry: am·phib·i·ous
Pronunciation: am-primarystressfib-emacron-schwas
Function: adjective
Etymology: from Greek amphibios "living a double life," from amphi- "around, on both sides" and bios "mode of life"
1 : able to live both on land and in water <amphibious plants>
2 a : designed for use on both land and water <amphibious vehicles> b : carried out by land, sea, and air forces acting together <an amphibious assault>
- am·phib·i·ous·ly adverb
- am·phib·i·ous·ness noun

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