amphibian definition

  • noun:
    • A cold-blooded, smooth-skinned vertebrate of the course Amphibia, particularly a frog or salamander, that characteristically hatches as an aquatic larva with gills. The larva after that changes into a grownup having air-breathing lung area.
    • An animal effective at living both on land plus in liquid.
    • An aircraft that can remove and land on either land or water.
    • A tracked or wheeled car that may operate both on land plus liquid.
    • An animal associated with Amphibia; any four-legged vertebrate that will not have amniotic eggs, living both on land as well as in liquid.
    • an automobile which can operate on land and water.
    • the Amphibia.
    • An animal associated with class Amphibia.
    • a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that will travel on land or liquid
    • cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in liquid; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult kind
    • an airplane built to take off and secure on water
  • adjective:
    • Having two natures.
    • related to the Amphibia.
    • Of or relating to the amphibians Amphibia.
    • Capable of running on both land and water amphibious.
    • Of or regarding the Amphibia.
    • associated with or attribute of pets regarding the class Amphibia
  • others:
    • Of or regarding amphibia in almost any sense; particularly, related to the class Amphibia. See amphibious, 2.

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