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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Animals that can live both on land and in water. A class of animals between fish and reptiles.

Usage examples (39)
  • Frogs are amphibians.
  • The word amphibian comes from the Greek amphibios meaning "both lives".
  • The name amphibian is derived from the Ancient Greek word 'amphibios' meaning living a dual life.
  • A black, non-troglomorphic amphibian from the karst of Slovenia: Proteus anguinus parkelj n. ssp. for more
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