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amphibious

  

      adj  
1    able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc.  
2    designed for operation on or from both water and land  
3    relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore  
4    having a dual or mixed nature  
     (C17: from Greek amphibios, literally: having a double life, from amphi- + bios life)  
  amphibiously      adv  
  amphibiousness      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
! amphibious adj.
adj   1    able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc.   2    designed for operation on or from both water and land   3    relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore   4    having a dual or mixed nature

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