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am·phib·i·ous

amphibious

 
pronunciation:
aem fI bi s
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: able to live both on land and in water.
Most frogs are amphibious.
definition 2: able to travel or operate on both land and water.
The army bought amphibious tanks and planes.
derivations: amphibiously (adv.), amphibiousness (n.)
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The word amphibious contains the following parts:
amphi-, ampho- Greek prefix that means both, on both sides, around
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ambi-
 
bio, bi, -be Greek root that means life, living, living things