Able to live both on land and in water.
From greek ἀμφί (amphi-, "on both sides") + βίος (bios, "lif.e")
- Amphibious animals, such as frogs and newts, can live both on land and in water.
- Amphibious vehicles, such as hovercrafts, can travel on both land and water.
- The amphibious assault was a combined operation of naval and ground forces.
- The amphibious landing was a key part of the invasion plan.
- The amphibious plant, like the lotus, can survive in both water and land.