Definitions for: Amphibian


[n] cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
[n] an airplane designed to take off and land on water
[n] a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
[adj] relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia



Webster (1913) Definition: Am*phib"i*an (-an), a. (Zo["o]l.)
Of or pertaining to the Amphibia; as, amphibian reptiles.


Am*phib"i*an, n. (Zo["o]l.)
One of the Amphibia.

Synonyms: amphibious, amphibious aircraft, amphibious vehicle

See Also: aeroplane, airplane, Amphibia, anuran, automotive vehicle, batrachian, blindworm, caecilian, caudate, class Amphibia, craniate, frog, Hynerpeton bassetti, Ichyostega, labyrinthodont, lateral line, lateral line organ, marsh buggy, motor vehicle, plane, pontoon, salamander, salientian, swamp buggy, toad, toadfrog, urodele, vertebrate

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