- amphibolic fistula
Origin of amphibious
Examples from the Web for amphibious
The Duplex Drive (called DD) was one: an amphibious conversion which could be fitted to a normal Sherman tank.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lawmakers have tried to halt the French sale of the Mistral, an amphibious warship, to the Russian Navy.Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say|Josh Rogin|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After the race the Duke and Duchess had a thrilling, bouncy ride across the harbour in an amphibious vehicle.
The strongest conceivable U.S. land or amphibious forces would not provide a military option.
Surfers today forecast waves using technology first developed to help with the timing of amphibious assaults.Surfing Is Less Mystical and More High Tech Says a New Book|Josh Dzieza|August 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Chief among these amphibious forms in the warmer seas are the Crabs of the genera Ocypode and Gelasimus and some of their allies.The Life of Crustacea|William Thomas Calman
The amphibious inmates of the marine town never go ashore, but are a species of otter or seal.
In Canton it is estimated that a hundred and fifty thousand people thus live in boats, leading a kind of amphibious existence.From Egypt to Japan|Henry M. Field
These islanders are amphibious, brought up with "one foot on sea, one foot on shore."Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast|Samuel Adams Drake
Colonel Glover, with his amphibious regiment of Marblehead fishermen, was in advance.
Word Origin for amphibious
1640s, from Greek amphibios "having a double life" (see amphibian). Of motor vehicles, from 1915.