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amphibious (adjective), more amphibious, most amphibious
1. Adapted to life on land as well as in water.
2. Taking place or operating both on land and in water.
3. Animals that can live on both land and in water.

Amphibious. That which partakes of two natures, so as to live in two elements; as, in air and water.

A creature of amphibious nature, On land a beast, a fish in water.


—Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language, 3rd ed., 1765
Relating to living or being able to live on both land and in water.
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A reference to the capability of living in water and on land.
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